$45,000 - $60,000. Philadelphia: John Bowen, 1840-44. x 26 1/2 in.) During the American Revolution, he had been imprisoned by Britain. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Condition Report: American Magpie, Plate 357. Sold for $1,560 2. Aquatint from "The Birds of America," First edition engraving with original hand-color. Some wear, tears, creasing, etc. First Edition Double Elephant Folio Aquatint Engravings with Original Hand-Color from Bird's of America. Guidance: Guernsey's, 2014 - $11,250, Estimate: 38 3/4 x 26 inches sheet. Guidance: Guernsey’s, 2012 - $3,965. Excellent condition; Full sheet; Original binding edge; Vibrant color; Description: On the ground, where the Ruffed Grouse spends a large portion of its time, its motions are peculiarly graceful. First edition engraving with original hand-color. 25 1/4 x 38 1/4 inches sheet, 32 x 39 1/2 inches framed. Excellent condition), Condition Report: He was cheerfully back on solid ground and exploring the fields again, focusing on birds. Cock of the Plains, Plate 371. 38 x 26 1/2 inches sheet, 44 3/4 x 33 inches framed. $2,000 - $4,000. Description: First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. Black-Billed Cuckoo, Plate 32. Description: collotypes, edition # 641, with original boards and shipping box, plates loose, as issued including Black-billed Cuckoo, Louisiana Heron, Louisiana Hawk, Roseate Spoonbill, White Heron, Glossy Ibis, Blue Crane or Heron, Swallow-tailed Hawk, Willow Grouse, Tufted Auk, Shoveller Duck, Long Tail or Dusky Grous, Cock of the Plains, Scarlet Ibis, Western Duck, Red Phalarope, Purple Heron, Tropic Bird, King Duck, and Harlequin Duck. Though the first edition remains the most desirable, several octavo editions of both the Birds and Quadrupeds were produced. Some compositional changes were made in order to accommodate the smaller format. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. In the introduction to the first part of his reduced format edition, Audubon wrote that he had "been frequently asked, for several years past, by numerous friends of science, both in America and Europe, to present to them and to the public a work on the Ornithology of our country, similar to my large work, but of such dimensions, and at such price, as would enable every student or lover of nature to place it in his Library." No. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. 25 3/4” x 37 1/2” sheet, 37” x 49 1/2” sheet. Comparable: Mid-Hudson, 2015 - $7,930. $60,000 - $70,000. John James Audubon Canvas 1,425 Items All Items Exclusives materials Reset Shop All Materials Canvas Stretched Canvas Prints Framed Canvas shape Landscape Portrait Panoramic Square Slim size Mini (e.g. His father already had an unknown number of mixed-race children (among them a daughter named Marie-Madeleine), some by his mulatto housekeeper, Catherine "Sanitte" Bouffard (described as a quadroon, meaning she was three-quarters European in ancestry). From the Birds of America, Octavo Edition. Common Gull, Plate 212. Audubon's "little work," as he called it, was a great success, attracting nearly 1,200 subscribers and becoming the format through which Audubon's ornithology was most widely disseminated in the nineteenth century. Estimate: Velvet Duck, Plate 247. ~ BLACK TERN ~ ~The Birds of America - John James Audubon Circa 1946, Estimate: Oil paintings by John James Audubon (7 F) Media in category "Paintings by John James Audubon" The following 24 files are in this category, out of 24 total. The first edition of approximately 1,200 sets was completed in five years from 1839–1844. John James Audubon (1785-1851). Guidance: Mid-Hudson, April 20, 2015 - $9,375, Estimate: AUDUBON, John James (1785-1851). Gadwall Duck, Plate 348. Description: AUDUBON, John James (1785 - 1851). These prints also bear the plate number in the upper right-hand corner and the sub-scription number in the upper left. Sheet size: 39 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches. Oil painting has existed for centuries. 38 1/2 x 25 3/4 inches sheet, 45 x 32 inches framed. They renamed the boy Jean-Jacques Fougère Audubon and the girl Rose. 38 1/4 x 26 1/4 inches sheet, 45 x 33 inches framed. However, the octavo editions were issued in correct phylogenic, or species order. Description: From the Birds of America, Octavo Edition. - From the beautiful Red Tailed Hawk, to the striking Barn Owl - handmade oil painting reproductions of all of John James Audubon's most popular paintings are available at 1st-Art-Gallery.com. Audubon, John James (1785-1851). John James Audubon was an American artist and naturalist best known for his detailed paintings of North American birds.Audubon’s color-plate book The Birds of America (1827–1839), is widely acclaimed as among the best ornithological studies ever produced. Audubon Galleries is the world's leading dealer in art by John James Audubon, including editions of his prints in both elephant folio and smaller formats, as well as his books and even original artwork. After failing the officer's qualification test, Audubon ended his incipient naval career. First edition engraving with original hand-color. John James Audubon (1785-1851). Hey Blake, I know John James Audubon painted some of his famous bird paintings in Louisiana. Shop more than 250,000 motives of Art Prints • Save 20 % on First Buy • Express Delivery • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee • Buy 3+1 • Choose from category John James Audubon. Guidance: Guernsey's, 2013 - $10,000. Aquatint Engraving. 38 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches. Published by Robert Havell: London, 1827-1838. 38 x 25 inches sheet, 45 x 33 inches framed. Excellent condition; Full sheet; Original binding edge; Vibrant color; Minor darkening of sheet and scattered stains throughout; Minor foxing; Slight image/text transfer; Description: : 82,8 cm ; Larg. He was the illegitimate son of Lieutenant Jean Audubon, a French naval officer (and privateer), and his mistress Jeanne Rabine. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Western Duck, Plate 429. 25 x 38 1/2 inches sheet, 31 1/2 x 44 3/4 inches framed. Provenance: New York Society Library, their sale, Sotheby's, Saturday June 7th, 1980, Estimate: Increasing tension in Saint-Domingue between the colonists and the African slaves, who greatly outnumbered them, convinced Jean Audubon to return to France, where he became a member of the Republican Guard. The senior Audubon had commanded ships. Description: Audubon, James John (Haiti, 1785-1851). His father took him to Nantes, France to be raised by his wife, Anne Moynet. This artwork presents beautifully with rich color. There seems also a kind of natural modesty in it which you do not find in other Ducks, and its notes, which are often heard, are soft and pleasant." London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Measurements: 24 1/2 x 36 7/8 inches. Female Wild Turkey. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. This artwork presents beautifully with rich color. Description: John James Audubon (1785-1851). "I felt an intimacy with them...bordering on frenzy [that] must accompany my steps through life." Nearly all later ornithological works were inspired by his artistry and high standards. Audubon identified 25 new species. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Description: Your email address or password is incorrect. Green Heron $3,000 - $5,000, Description: Guidance: Mid-Hudson, 2016 - $23,750. x 8 1/2 in. Guidance: Mid-Hudson, 2016 - $3,050, Estimate: We utilize only the finest oil paints and high quality artist-grade canvas to ensure the most vivid color. John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Description: John James Audubon Art 1,542 Items All Items Exclusives materials Prints Framed Art Specialty Products Wood Mount Canvas shape Landscape Portrait Panoramic Square Slim size Mini (e.g. Dubbed both the lover and observer of birds and nature, the French born American artist John James Audubon’s works provide an individual with a firsthand account of diving into the natural world. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016). Snowy Heron by John James Audubon is a 100% hand-painted oil painting reproduction on canvas painted by one of our professional artists. Description: It was beautifully printed and colored by John Bowen of Philadelphia, one of the finest American lithographers of his day, and issued in 100 serial parts over a five-year span. John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). Aquatint from ?The Birds of America,? Description: The octavo edition was expanded to 500 plates, and included the text of Audubon's "Ornithological Biography.” Because it incorporates Audubon's text and several new plates, this edition is also considered the first complete edition of Audubon's Birds of America, as well as the first American edition. AUDUBON, John James (1785-1851). Estimate: First Edition Robert Havell Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color From Birds of America Double Elephant Folio. A great walker, he loved roaming in the woods, often returning with natural curiosities, including birds' eggs and nests, of which he made crude drawings. Approximately 10 x 6 3/4 inches. $12,000 - $18,000, Description: 25 1/4 x 38 1/4 inches sheet, 32 x 39 1/2 inches framed. 26 1/8 x 39 1/8 inches sheet, 32 3/4 x 45 1/2 inches framed. JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785-1881) California Turkey Vulture, Plate 1. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. We utilize only the finest oil paints and high quality artist-grade canvas to ensure the most vivid color. Ruffed Grous, Plate 41. Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000, Description: The Birds of America is still considered one of the greatest examples of book art. Bowen, 1839-1844. Description: Description: London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Long-Tailed Duck, Plate 312. Greenshank, Plate 269. John James Audubon Paintings John James Audubon was an American ornithologist, naturalist, hunter, and painter. Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Common American Skunk, Plate XLII. The first edition of approximately 1,200 sets was completed in five years from 1839–1844. Aquatint from ?The Birds of America,? John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). We've shipped over 1 million items worldwide Aquatint engraving with original hand color. AUDUBON James (1785-1851) After his release, he helped the American cause. First Edition Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color. Male Turkey. The octavo edition of The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America was first published between 1849 and 1854. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $9,000 - $11,000, Description: Description: Published by Robert Havell: London, 1827-1838. $10,000 - $15,000, Description: His father planned to make a seaman of his son. AUDUBON, John James (1785 - 1851).Great Blue Heron, Plate 211.Aquatint engraving with original hand color.London: Robert Great Blue Heron, Plate 211. 25 1/2 x 38 inches, Estimate: John James Audubon (1785-1851). The absence of a condition report does not indicate the lot is free of damage or condition issues. Who … Condition Report: John James Audubon Plate 4, Caracara Eagle from his work The Birds of America. Guidance: Neal Auction Co., 2010 - $14,937. $5,000 - $7,000, Description: First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. Like the Havell edition, Audubon’s first octavo edition was sold by subscription and distributed in parts five at a time. Audubon was born in Les Cayes in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (now Haiti) on his father's sugarcane plantation. Philadelphia: J.T. 1972 Off-set Color Lithograph. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. 3 + 1 for free! He had long worked to save money and secure his family's future with real estate. Common Gull, Plate 212. "On the water, few birds exhibit more graceful motions than the Pintail Duck. $7,000 - $10,000, Description: Courtesy Kerry James Marshall and David Zwirner. They named the boy Jean Rabin. Its delicately slender neck, the beautiful form of its body, and its pointed tail, which it always carries highly raised, distinguish it from the other species with which it may associate. List of all 186 artworks by John James Audubon Go to Artist page Signup for news & updates You entered the wrong email. 4, Caracara Eagle, Lot 1: Audubon Aquatint, Long-Tailed Duck, Lot 1: Audubon Bird Engraving, American Ptarmigan, Lot 1: Audubon Aquatint Black Bellied Plover, Lot 1: Audubon Aquatint, American Woodcock, Lot 1: Audubon Havell Aquatint, Pintail Duck, Lot 1: AUDUBON James (1785-1851) Flamand Rose - Paris, Centre Culturel Americain, Lot 1: Audubon Aquatint White-Headed Eagle, Lot 2: John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), Lot 2: Audubon Aquatint Engraving, Black-Billed Cuckoo, Plate 32, Lot 2: Audubon Aquatint Engraving, Meadowlark, Lot 2: Audubon Aquatint Engraving, Red-throated Diver, Lot 2: Audubon Aquatint Engraving, Lesser Tern, Plate 319, Lot 2: Vintage Audubon Print, Pink Flamingo, Lot 2: Audubon 1st Ed. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Guidence: Neal Auction Co., September 11, 2010 - $9,261, Description: $26,000 - $28,000. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Shop for john james audubon art from the world's greatest living artists. Bid accordingly. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Red-throated Diver, Plate 202. Listen to official albums & more. Guidance: Mid-Hudson, June 7, 2014 - $2,812. Estimate: A 1st Edition hand-colored lithograph presented in royal octavo size. Description: Lithograph wth orginial hand-color. Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations. 26 1/4 x 38 3/4 inches sheet. He quickly found out that he was susceptible to seasickness and not fond of mathematics or navigation. Purple Grakle or Common Crow Blackbird. Joel Oppenheimer, Inc. - About us We are an art gallery with over 50 years of experience focusing on the artwork of John James Audubon, John Gould, Pierre-Joseph … Trois affiches dont deux avant la lettre. Little Blue Heron by John James Audubon is a 100% hand-painted oil painting reproduction on canvas painted by one of our professional artists. Pintail Duck, Plate 227. He was notable for his extensive studies documenting all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. Aquatint from "The Birds of America," First edition engraving with original hand-color. 20 3/4" x 38" sheet. American Ptarmigan or White-tailed Grous, Plate 418. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Aquatint Engraving. Aquatint engraving with original hand color. $60,000 - $75,000. Employing a new invention, the camera lucida, the images were reduced in size, rendered in intermediate drawings by Audubon and his son John Woodhouse, and then drawn onto lithographic stones.