AUDUBON, John James (1785-1851). From his earliest days, Audubon had an affinity for birds. Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. "On the water, few birds exhibit more graceful motions than the Pintail Duck. John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). 24 3/4 x 37 3/4 inches sheet, 32 x 44 inches framed. First Edition Robert Havell Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color From Birds of America Double Elephant Folio. Aquatint from "The Birds of America," First edition engraving with original hand-color. Estimate: Audubon’s desire to make The Birds of America more affordable and widely available prompted him in 1839 to begin the first octavo edition, which was printed and hand-colored by J. T. Bowen in Philadelphia. John James Audubon (1785-1851). First Edition Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color. John James Audubon (born Jean Rabin; April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was an American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. Aquatint engraving with original hand color. 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. White-legged Oyster-Catcher, Plate 427. 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. In 1791 he arranged for his natural children, Jean and Muguet, who were majority-white in ancestry, to be transported and delivered to him in France. Description: Due to slave unrest in the Caribbean, in 1789 he sold part of his plantation in Saint-Domingue and purchased a 284-acre farm called Mill Grove, 20 miles from Philadelphia, to diversify his investments. $4,000 - $6,000, Description: Description: London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. John James Audubon (1785-1851). $2,000 - $3,000, Description: When Audubon, at age 18, boarded ship in 1803 to immigrate to the United States, he changed his name to an anglicized form: John James Audubon. : 82,8 cm ; Larg. Sold for $1,560 2. This video features a collection of John James Audubon famous paintings. Published by William H Lizars: Edinburgh, 1827-1829. After his release, he helped the American cause. x 26 1/2 in.) On the ground, where the Ruffed Grouse spends a large portion of its time, its motions are peculiarly graceful. $5,000 - $7,000, Description: Estimate: Audubon, John James: American White Pelican American White Pelican, hand-coloured engraving and aquatint by Robert Havell, Jr., 1836, plate 311 from The Birds of America by John James Audubon; in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Listen to official albums & more. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Always custom made on $5,000 - $8,000, Description: Like the Havell edition, Audubon’s first octavo edition was sold by subscription and distributed in parts five at a time. Shop for john james audubon art from the world's greatest living artists. 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. Description: $9,000 - $11,000, Description: He was the son of Lieutenant Jean Audubon, a French naval officer (and privateer) from the south of Brittany, and his mistress Jeanne Rabine, a 27-year-old chambermaid from Les Touches, Brittany (now in the modern region Pays de la Loire). AUDUBON, John James (1785-1851). Octavo Pl. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. His mother died when the boy was a few months old, as she had suffered from tropical disease since arriving on the island. Aquatint Engraving. Description: 38 3/4 x 26 inches sheet. Philadelphia: John Bowen, 1840-44. Description: Charles Darwin quoted Audubon three times in On the Origin of Speciesand also in later works. A 1st Edition hand-colored lithograph presented in royal octavo size. 36 x 39 inches sheet, 37 x 49 inches framed. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. American Magpie, Plate 357. John James Audubon Paintings John James Audubon was an American ornithologist, naturalist, hunter, and painter. At twelve, Audubon went to military school and became a cabin boy. Sign in to view your bids, favorites & more! $125,000 - $175,000. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. $20,000 - $30,000. Purple Grackle, Plate 7. The first edition of approximately 1,200 sets was completed in five years from 1839–1844. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gift of Mrs. Walter B. James, 1945.8.311 London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Excellent condition. London: Robert Havell, 1827 - 1838. : 57 cm, Estimate: Cock of the Plains, Plate 371. Estimate: AUDUBON, John James (1785 - 1851). His father took him to Nantes, France to be raised by his wife, Anne Moynet. Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts, View additional info and full condition report. JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785-1881) London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Aquatint Engraving. A second edition of the Birds was published in 1856 by Audubon’s son, Victor Gifford. 8" x 10") Small (e.g. (38 5/8 x 26 1/2 inches. Guidance: Guerney's, 2013 - $17,080, Estimate: The collection rocketed him to fame, making Audubon a household name We utilize only the finest oil paints and high quality artist-grade canvas to ensure the most vivid color. Published by Robert Havell: London, 1827-1838. Guidance: Guernsey's, 2013 - $10,000. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. and participating auction houses. Description: Description: Guidance: Mid-Hudson, June 7, 2014 - $2,812. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. View of St. Augustine & Spanish Fort East Florida. Besides being a remarkable painter, Audubon was a great naturalist, and his visual art and writing helped inspire the conservation movement . Every painting is 100% hand painted by our talent artist. Order any of our 4 posters or art prints $2,500 - $3,500, Description: Guidance: Guernsey's, November 13, 2013 $2,196. Approximately 10 x 6 3/4 inches. Red-throated Diver, Plate 202. John James Audubon (1785-1851). AUDUBON, John James (1785-1851). Guidance: Mid-Hudson, April 20, 2015 - $9,375, Estimate: Even before the double elephant folio edition had been completed, Audubon was planning this, the octavo edition, in order to make his magnificent Birds of America available to a wider spectrum of people. 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. No. Excellent condition. After failing the officer's qualification test, Audubon ended his incipient naval career. Haut. Born in 1785, John James Audubon … Aquatint engraving with original hand color. Excellent condition; Full sheet; Original binding edge; Vibrant color; Minor darkening of sheet and scattered stains throughout; Minor foxing; Slight image/text transfer; Description: London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $12,000 - $15,000, Description: Lizars Edition. $1,500 - $2,500, Description: Provenance: New York Society Library, their sale, Sotheby's, Saturday June 7th, 1980, Estimate: He was formally adopted in March 1789 and named Jean-Jacques Fougere Audubon, which he later Americanized. "Flamand Rose - Paris, Centre Culturel Americain" $12,000 - $18,000, Description: Who … First edition engraving with original hand-color. John James Audubon's Birds of America is a portal into the natural world. From 1827 to 1838, John James Audubon completed 435 large watercolor paintings of North American birds, the most ever documented at such a scale. London: Havell, 1827-38. Audubon discovered 25 ne… Aquatint engraving with original hand color. 38 1/4 x 26 1/4 inches sheet, 45 x 33 inches framed. Though the first edition remains the most desirable, several octavo editions of both the Birds and Quadrupeds were produced. 20 3/4" x 38" sheet. Audubon's influence on ornithology and natural history was far reaching. The first edition of approximately 1,200 sets was completed in five years from 1839–1844. Description: His father planned to make a seaman of his son. From the Birds of America, Octavo Edition. Philadelphia: J.T. Comparable: Arader Galleries, 2018 - $56,250; Christies, 2004 - $45,410. The full text of the article is here →, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA, US, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_James_Audubon, Plate 7. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. However, the octavo editions were issued in correct phylogenic, or species order. Greenshank, Plate 269. $8,000 - $10,000, Description: John James Audubon (1785-1851). Guidance: Christie’s, 2004 - $14,340, Estimate: 26 x 38 1/2 inches . Description: All of the birds from Audubon's original folio aquatints were reduced by camera lucida for lithography by the artist's son John Woodhouse, and new species were added. Guidence: Neal Auction Co., September 11, 2010 - $9,261, Description: First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. Octavo Pl. We've shipped over 1 million items worldwide London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. From the Birds of America, Octavo Edition. 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. 25 1/4 x 38 inches sheet, 33 x 45 inches framed. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. It poises its body on one foot for several seconds at a time, and utters a soft cluck, which in itself implies a degree of confidence in the bird that its tout ensemble is deserving of the notice of any bystander. American Woodcock, Plate 268. Molted Owl, Plate 97. Comparable: Christie's, 6/25/04 - $7,768. 26 1/8 x 39 1/8 inches sheet, 32 3/4 x 45 1/2 inches framed. First Edition Engravings with Original This artwork presents beautifully with rich color. Purple Grackle, Plate 7. Birds of America, James Audubon (1785 - 1851) Elephant Folio, First Edition Aquatint Engravings with Original Hand-Color. Long-Tailed Duck, Plate 312. 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. First edition engraving with original hand-color. $6,000 - $8,000, Description: White-Headed Eagle, Plate 31. Measurements: 24 1/2 x 36 7/8 inches. Published by Robert Havell: London, 1827-1838. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. 25 3/4” x 37 1/2” sheet, 37” x 49 1/2” sheet. Estimate: Estimate: John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851) , The Birds of America, Edition Leipzig, Leipzig and Ariel Press, London, 1973, 20 double-elephant folio (38 1/2 in. We ship worldwide and accept custom art reproduction in any size. Despite some errors in field observations, he made a significant contribution to the understanding of bird anatomy and behavior through his field notes. Aquatint engraving with original hand color. The senior Audubon had commanded ships. Choose your favorite john james audubon designs and purchase them as wall art, home decor, phone cases, tote bags, and more! Description: Wild Turkey (male). "I felt an intimacy with them...bordering on frenzy [that] must accompany my steps through life." 13" x 20". John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). 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. Aquatint from ?The Birds of America,? He was cheerfully back on solid ground and exploring the fields again, focusing on birds. First Edition Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. Some wear, tears, creasing, etc. Estimate: Aquatint from ?The Birds of America,? 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. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Your email address or password is incorrect. 9" X 12". London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. All sales are final, no returns are accepted on the basis of condition. Audubon, John James (1785-1851). Guidance: Arader Galleries', 2017 - $7,320, Estimate: 25 1/2 x 31 1/4 inches sheet. The absence of a condition report does not indicate the lot is free of damage or condition issues. Aquatint Engraving. John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), The Quadrupeds of North America, New York, 1854, 3 vols., octavo, second edition, original gilt-tooled red leather boards, all edges gilt, with 155 hand-colored lithographs by J.T. 1972 Off-set Color Lithograph. $26,000 - $28,000. 25 1/2 x 38 inches. Condition Report: John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Some compositional changes were made in order to accommodate the smaller format. $3,000 - $5,000, Description: 38 x 26 1/2 inches sheet, 44 3/4 x 33 inches framed. Estimate: Excellent condition; Full sheet; Original binding edge; Vibrant color; Description: Mid 20th Century ( c1950 ) vintage John James Audubon bird print from a boxed set of Audubon Birds of America, Fifty Selections with Commentaries by roger Tory Peterson. 26 3/4 x 39 1/2 inches sheet. 25 1/4 x 38 1/4 inches sheet, 32 x 39 1/2 inches framed. First Edition Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand-Color. 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. 20 x 13 1/2 inches visible, 45 x 39 inches framed. John James Audubon created a masterpiece of American art, a collection of paintings titled Birds of America published in a series of four enormous volumes from 1827 to 1838. $30,000 - $40,000. S.E.N.S-Remembering Me Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination. Available Condition Reports will appear as an additional image. 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. Description: John James Audubon (1785-1851). AUDUBON James (1785-1851) Guidance: Guernsey’s, May 11, 2013 - $10,000, Estimate: Description: Condition Reports and photographs may be requested on items until the Wednesday prior to the auction. 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. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Estimate: London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Audubon’s desire to make The Birds of America more affordable and widely available prompted him in 1839 to begin the first octavo edition, which was printed and hand-colored by J. T. Bowen in Philadelphia.