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Decoy: Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

about 1910
Attributed to Augustus Aaron "Gus" Wilson (American, 1864–1950)


Object Place: Maine, United States

Dimensions

21.91 x 19.68 x 48.26 cm (8 5/8 x 7 3/4 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

58.1159

Medium or Technique

Painted wood (bill replaced)

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Black head, crest, and back; wide white ring around neck; white wings banded with black; white underbody. Gray tail speckled with black and white. Bill is probably replaced.

Provenance

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the proposed M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Drawings and Prints, 1800-1875

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik