Gone by Isabella Kirkland

2004, Oil paint and alkyd on canvas over panel, 48” x 36″

The sixty-three species depicted in Gone have all become extinct since the 1700s and the colonization of the New World.

Painting Key

Learn more about the artist Isabella Kirkland on her website.

1. CYANEA, Cyanea truncata
2. MAMO, Drepanis pacifica
3. ULA-AI-HAWANE, Ciridops anna
4. HAWAIIAN O’O, Moho nobilis
5. TREE SNAIL, Partula bilineata
6. TREE SNAIL, Partula radiata
7. PASSENGER PIGEON, Ecopistes migratorius
8. TREE SNAIL, Achatinella buddii
9. LOBELIA, Lobelia dunbarii
10. STENOGYNE, Stenogyne haliakalae
11. TREE SNAIL, Achatinella papyracea
12. BACHMAN’S WARBLER, Vermivora bachmanni
13. PARADISE PARROT, Psephotus pulcherrimus
14. PAINTBRUSH, Castilleja cruenta
15. ‘AKIALOA, Hemignathus obscurus
16. TREE SNAIL, Partula formosa

17. CAROLINA PARAKEET, Conuropsis carolinensis
18. HAWAIIAN FERN, Diellia manni
19. HAWAIIAN FERN, Botrychium subbifoliatum
20. MAUI LOVE GRASS, Eragrostis mauiensis
21. GOULD’S EMERALD, Amazilia elegans
22. JAMAICAN GALLIWASP, Celestus occiduus
23. LAUGHING OWL, Sceloglaux albifacies 
24. GASTRIC BROODING FROG, Rheobatrachus silus
25. GECKO, Phelsuma edwardnewtoni
26. BLUE-BUCK HORNS, Hippotragus leucophaeus
27.  FALLS OF THE OHIO SCURFPEA, Orbexilum stipulatum
28. WHITE-FOOTED RABBIT RAT, Conilurus albipes
29. CHATHAM ISLAND LITTLE RAIL, Rallus modestus
30. TREE SNAIL, Achatinella abbreviata
31. GOLDEN TOAD, Bufo periglenes
32. SYRIAN OSTRICH (egg), Struthia camelus syriacus

33. CUBAN BEGONIA, Begonia cowellii
34. AMISTAD MOSQUITO FISH, Gambusia amistadensis
35. FRESH WATER MUSSEL, Epioblasma propinqua
36. FRESH WATER MUSSEL, Epioblasma propinqua
37. FRESH WATER MUSSEL, Pleurobema trochelianum
38. FRESH WATER MUSSEL, Epioblasma flexuosa
39. FRESH WATER MUSSEL, Epioblasma lenoir
40. FRESH WATER MUSSEL, Epioblasma haysiana
41. XERCES BLUE, Glaucopsyche xerces
42. NEW ZEALAND GRAYLING, Prototroctes oxyrhynchus 
43. BLACK FIN CISCO, Coregonus nigripinnis
44. CLEAR LAKE SPLITTAIL, Pogonichthys ciscoides
45. THICKTAIL CHUB, Gila crassicauda
46. ORANGE-BACKED DESERT BANDICOOT, Perameles eremiana
47. TREE SNAIL, Partula remota
48. PALESTINIAN PAINTED FROG, Discoglossus nigriventer

49. PRINGLE’S MONARDELLA, Monardella pringlei
50. DOUBLE-BANDED ARGUS PHEASANT (feather), Argus bipunctatus 
51. DARWIN’S RICE RAT, Nesozormys darwini
52. STEPHEN ISLAND WREN, Xenicus lyalli
53. PHYLLOSTEGIA, Phyllostegia rocki 
54. PINK-HEADED DUCK (egg), Rhodonessa caryophyllacea
55. ALDABRAN BRUSH WARBLER (egg), Nesillas aldabrana
56. MARIPOSA LILY, Calochortus monanthus
57. LONG-TAILED HOPPING MOUSE, Notomys longicaudatus
58. TREE SNAIL, Achatinella vallida 
59.  GREAT AUK (egg), Alca impennis
60. TREE SNAIL, Achatinella elegans
61. TASMANIAN TIGER (skull), Thylacinus cynocephalus
62. TURQUOISE-THROATED PUFFLEG, Eriocnemis godini
63. TREE SNAIL, Partula nudosa