The White Pelican from Audubon's Birds of America
John James Audubon: Birds of America London: 1827-38 Sp Coll Hunterian Cd.1.1-4 This truly monumental work was published in eighty-seven parts between 1827 and 1838. Consisting of 435 plates in all, its huge format was dictated by Audubon's determination to depict life size all the known species of birds in North America.
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Gallery | Audubon's Aviary: The Complete Flock
To celebrate the sesquicentennial of the New-York Historical Society’s purchase of the Audubon avian watercolors and the the release of the lavishly illustrated book Audubon’s Aviary: The Original Watercolors for “The Birds of America”―the New-York Historical Society plans a sweeping three-part exhibition to showcase every masterpiece from its unparalleled collection of John James Audubon’s preparatory watercolor models for the sumptuous double-elephant-folio print edition of The Birds of…
v.4 (1842) - The birds of America : - Biodiversity Heritage Library
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See Audubon's Famous Birds Like Never Before
The avian visions of John James Audubon, America's finest wildlife artist, are coming to life like never before. Wired takes a tour of Audubon's Aviary, a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of 474 paintings, from his early work to the masterpieces that made his name synonymous with the winged world.