Blue Heron

Blue Heron

$575

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Description

This hand-colored lithograph comes from John James Audubon’s first octavo edition of Birds of America published from 1840 to 1844. The work was completed under the direct supervision of J. J. Audubon. The lithography and hand-coloring was completed by J. T. Bowen.

Prints from Birds of America are amongst the most sought after and collectible of hand-colored American prints. The first edition was the only one to be completed using strictly hand-coloring.

John James Audubon (1785-1851) is perhaps the most famous of early American naturalists. Birds of America is one of the best examples of hand-colored work in America and is highly collectible.

Additional information

Date

1840-1844

Paper Size

~ 6 3/4" by 10 1/2"

Plate Condition

The work is in excellent condition overall. There may be a few minor imperfections or occasional fox marks to be expected with age. Please review the image below carefully for condition and contact

Print Author

John James Audubon

Style

Originally Hand-colored Lithograph

Work

Birds of America