The bird is shown from the side. Sheet appears to have been trimmed - on verso is another watercolor of a bird, but the image is cut off at the head and back. The verso also features several overlapping pencil sketches, including one of a chicken.
Sketch of a Green Heron, between 1885 and 1903. Edwin Lord Weeks papers, [ca. 1885-1976]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560