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American Bittern from the portfolio Birds of America

Image courtesy of the John James Audubon Center, Audubon, Pennsylvania

American Bittern from the portfolio Birds of America

Artist: John James Audubon (American, 1785 – 1851)
Printer: Printed by Robert Havell Jr. (British, 1793 – 1878)
Culture: American
Date: 1836
Medium: Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 3/4 × 38 inches (60.3 × 96.5 cm)
Plate: 22 3/4 × 28 1/8 inches (57.8 × 71.4 cm)
Classification: Print
Credit Line: Gift of the Richard B. Anderson Family Foundation
Object number: 2016.9.33