The Birds of America, Plate 379, Ruff-necked Humming-bird

1824–38
After John James Audubon (American, 1785–1851), Robert Havell, Jr. (American (born in England), 1793–1878)


Dimensions

Sheet: 101.6 x 71.1 cm (40 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

21.11772.379

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint, hand-colored

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Elephant folio. Four volumes with 435 plates, kept in 2B11 oversize portfolio cabinet. HOOPING CRANE kept matted (O/S).

Provenance

William Sturgis (1782–1863), by descent to his son-in-law Samuel Hooper (1808-1875); by descent to his cousin Robert Chamblett Hooper (1805–1869); William Hooper (1855–1932); 1921, gift of William Hooper to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 1990)

Credit Line

Gift of William Hooper