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Douglass' Squirrel, study for plate 48 in the book The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America by John James Audubon and Rev. John Bachman (New York: John James Audubon, 1845-1848)
Douglass' Squirrel, study for plate 48 in the book The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America by John James Audubon and Rev. John Bachman (New York: John James Audubon, 1845-1848)
Date:
ca. 1843
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Watercolor, Ink, Graphite, And Glaze On Wove Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 310 x 242 mm (12 3/16 x 9 1/2 in.) irreg.
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Provenance:

Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman, Detroit, Michigan (by 1964-1966); [Kennedy Galleries Inc., New York,1966-1967]; Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1967-1979).

Accession Number:
1979.7.5
Acquisition Date:
1979-04-05
Credit Line:

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Animals Real and Imagined, Nov 21, 1981 - Feb 7, 1982.
Artful Animals (part 2)
Legion of Honor, April 30-October 13, 2013

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia: Small Pictures of Large Import from the Collection of Lawrence A. and Barbara Fleischman of Detroit, Michigan, 1961, cat. no. 1; Kennedy Galleries Inc., New York: American Drawings, Pastels and Watercolors,, 1967, exh. cat. no. 70, repr. (see excerpt in file);
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum (also Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City) :American Art: An Exhibition from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd, 1976. exh. cat. by E.P. Richardson.cat. no. 23, p. 68, repr. p. 69;
FAMSF, CPLH: Selected Acquisitions, 1977-1979, 1979-1980, checklist, no. 4;
FAMSF, CPLH: Masterworks from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Feb 21 - May 3,1981;
FAMSF, CPLH: Animals Real and Imagined, 1981-1982;
National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo: American Painting 1730-1960: A Selection from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd, 1982, exh. cat. by Margaretta M. Lovell, no. 21, repr.; FAMSF, CPLH: Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 3 Aug - 13 Oct 1985, exh. cat. by Robert Flynn Johnson and Joseph R. Goldyne, cat. no. 89, p. 194, repr. p. 195, entry by Joseph R. Goldyne and referring to pl. 66 of the Viviparous Quadripeds...; FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: The Rockefeller Collection of American Art at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 25 June - 13 Nov 1994, exh. cat. by Marc Simpson and Patricia Junker, cat. no. 39, p.116, repr. p. 117;
CPLH, 20 years of collecting: American Works of Art on Paper from the AFGA, 7 March - 14 June 1987.
CPLH, TREASURES, Nov 11, 1995 - 3 March 1996.

squirrel climbing up a tree trunk