Golden Eagle - Aquila chrysaetos

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Common name: Golden Eagle

Scientific name: Aquila chrysaetos

Accession number: 036

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1831-1841

This picture is interesting because it is unfinished. It illustrates how MacGillivray painted his pictures; first drawing an outline in pencil and then infilling with watercolour.

     Aquila chrysaetos click for larger image