Overall: 5.7 x 16.4 cm (2 1/4 x 6 7/16 in.)
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Hawk’s head; wood covered with white priming and color; dull greenish black on back; white head; details in black; feet and pedestal missing.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way