360b: Canada Goose Plate 201
John James Audubon (1785-1851) Plate prepared, printed and colored by Robert Havell Jr. (1793- 1898) Plate dimension format: large; paper dimensions: 39 1/2 x 26 inches. Text above image: "No 41", left and "PLATE CCI", right. Text below image: "Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon F.R.S. F.L.S.", left and "Engraved Printed & Coloured by R. Havell", right. Plate legend text: "Canada Goose / ANSER CANADENSIS. Vieill / Male, I. Female, 2."; no variants. Framed with 19th Century American style gilt molding with carved ray panel and leaf corner, floated in archival linen mat, and glazed with non-reflective, ultra-violet protection glass; outside dimensions: 49 1/2 x 37 inches. The preparatory "Painting and plate depict a male, standing and a female on the nest in his shadow. The male was drawn in 1821, and later cut out and incorporated into this work.