AUDUBON’S AVAIRY • New-York Historical Society

 

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

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To celebrate the New York Historical Society’s purchase of the complete collections of John James Audubon watercolors…..all 474 of them……..they have created an exhibition that is spectacular.

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These were John James preparatory watercolor models for his folio print edition THE BIRDS OF AMERICA printed by Havell in 1827.

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The Great Blue Heron ………….[and we have one that lives in Central Park].

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The collection was purchased from Mrs, John James Audubon in 1863.

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SNOWY OWLS

 

One response to “AUDUBON’S AVAIRY • New-York Historical Society

  1. Brilliant!!! Wish I could see all of it.

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