36 x 39 inches sheet, 37 x 49 inches framed. Guidance: Neal Auction Co. $14,937.50. Description: View of St. Augustine & Spanish Fort East Florida. 25 1/2” x 38 3/8” sheet. Comparable: Christie's, 6/25/04 - $7,768. John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). White-Headed Eagle, Plate 31. Molted Owl, Plate 97. American Ptarmigan or White-tailed Grous, Plate 418. Displaying 1 to 24 (of 37 oil paintings) Display Pages: 1 2 A Chaffinch, Bullfinch a... John James Audubon Item No. Velvet Duck, Plate 247. First Edition Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color. On the ground, where the Ruffed Grouse spends a large portion of its time, its motions are peculiarly graceful. Aquatint engraving with original hand color. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. 25 1/2 x 38 inches. All Rights Reserved. John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). Excellent condition), Condition Report: 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. 26 1/8 x 39 1/8 inches sheet, 32 3/4 x 45 1/2 inches framed. Some wear, tears, creasing, etc. 25 1/4” x 38 1/2” sheet, 33 1/2” x 46 1/2” framed. John James Audubon (1785-1851). "On the water, few birds exhibit more graceful motions than the Pintail Duck. Bowen; together with volume 1 from Audubon's The Birds of America, NY/Philadelphia, Audubon/Chevalier, 1840, with 24 (out of 70), hand-colored lithographs, 11 in. 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. 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. 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. Guidance: Mid-Hudson, June 7, 2014 - $2,812. Courtesy Kerry James Marshall and David Zwirner. His father took him to Nantes, France to be raised by his wife, Anne Moynet. Description: 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). Following Jeanne Rabin's death, Jean Audubon renewed his relationship with Sanitte Bouffard and had a daughter by her, named Muguet. Always custom made on $10,000 - $15,000, Description: AUDUBON, John James (1785-1851). Guidance: Arader Galleries', 2017 - $7,320, Estimate: First Edition Robert Havell Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color From Birds of America Double Elephant Folio. Audubon, James John (Haiti, 1785-1851). He had long worked to save money and secure his family's future with real estate. 38 3/4 x 26 inches sheet. After failing the officer's qualification test, Audubon ended his incipient naval career. 20 x 13 1/2 inches visible, 45 x 39 inches framed. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Sheet size: 39 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches. Black-Billed Cuckoo, Plate 32. Description: 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," First edition engraving with original hand-color. 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. All john james audubon artwork ships within 48 hours and includes a 30-day money-back guarantee. American Magpie, Plate 357. 38 1/4 x 26 1/4 inches sheet, 45 x 33 inches framed. These miniatures exhibit a remarkable amount of attention to quality and detail, as well as a meticulous fidelity to the larger works. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. Common Gull, Plate 212. Comparable: Mid-Hudson, 2015 - $7,930. © 1986-2020 Invaluable, LLC. 25" x 38" sheet. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Description: $7,000 - $10,000, Description: Male Turkey. Description: 25 1/4 x 38 1/4 inches sheet, 32 x 39 1/2 inches framed. Published by Robert Havell: London, 1827-1838. 25 1/4 x 38 inches sheet. Choose from more than 500,000 different oil paintings and 50,000 artists, or submit your own picture or photo to be Audubon was born in Les Cayes in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (now Haiti) on his father's sugarcane plantation. - Audubon's Ornithological Biography, 1831. Purple Grackle, Plate 7. r13459 Great Egret by John James Audubon paintings for sale Art John James Audubon (1785-1851). Listen to official albums & more. However, the octavo editions were issued in correct phylogenic, or species order. Description: The octavo edition of The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America was first published between 1849 and 1854. 20 3/4" x 38" sheet. Wild Turkey (Male). All john james audubon paintings ship within 48 hours and include a 30-day money-back guarantee. Lithograph wth orginial hand-color. Description: Charles Darwin quoted Audubon three times in On the Origin of Speciesand also in later works. 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: Print in colors, printed later ~ BLACK TERN ~ ~The Birds of America - John James Audubon Circa 1946, Estimate: Comparable: Guernsey’s, May 2013 - $4,800. 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. John James Audubon (born Jean Rabin; April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was an American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. Guidance: Mid-Hudson, April 2, 2016 - $6,100, Estimate: American Magpie, Plate 357. After his release, he helped the American cause. Condition Reports and photographs may be requested on items until the Wednesday prior to the auction. From the Birds of America, Octavo Edition. Shop your favorite John James Audubon paintings and frames at discount price. John James Audubon (1785-1851). AUDUBON, John James (1785 - 1851).Great Blue Heron, Plate 211.Aquatint engraving with original hand color.London: Robert Great Blue Heron, Plate 211. They renamed the boy Jean-Jacques Fougère Audubon and the girl Rose. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. Lithograph wth orginial hand-color. The first edition of approximately 1,200 sets was completed in five years from 1839–1844. Apart from being an artist, Audubon was also an ornithologist and a naturalist who made a name for himself studying and sketching North American birds. Estimate: Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Common American Skunk, Plate XLII. Female Wild Turkey. The Birds of America is still considered one of the greatest examples of book art. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Aquatint engraving with original hand color. Description: Description: London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. White-legged Oyster-Catcher, Plate 427. Snowy Heron by John James Audubon is a 100% hand-painted oil painting reproduction on canvas painted by one of our professional artists. Description: London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Like the Havell edition, Audubon’s first octavo edition was sold by subscription and distributed in parts five at a time. Description: (38 5/8 x 26 1/2 inches. First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). Comparable: Christie’s, 2004 - $13,145. 13" x 20". $12,000 - $18,000, Description: From his earliest days, Audubon had an affinity for birds. Barred Owl, Plate 46. 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). Description: First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. Description: 38 x 25 inches sheet, 45 x 33 inches framed. The absence of a condition report does not indicate the lot is free of damage or condition issues. During the American Revolution, he had been imprisoned by Britain. Lizards Edition. John James Audubon Paintings John James Audubon was an American ornithologist, naturalist, hunter, and painter. Guidance: Guernsey’s, May 11, 2013 - $10,000, Estimate: It walks with an elevated firm step, opening its beautiful tail gently and with a well-marked jet, holding erect its head, the feathers of which are frequently raised, as are the velvety tufts of its neck. 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." He was the illegitimate son of Lieutenant Jean Audubon, a French naval officer (and privateer), and his mistress Jeanne Rabine. First Edition Robert Havell Aquatint Engraving with Original Hand Color From Birds of America Double Elephant Folio. Birds of America, James Audubon (1785 - 1851) Elephant Folio, First Edition Aquatint Engravings with Original Hand-Color. Guidance: Mid-Hudson, 2016 - $3,050, Estimate: First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. Common Gull, Plate 212. Though the first edition remains the most desirable, several octavo editions of both the Birds and Quadrupeds were produced. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. and participating auction houses. 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. Published by Robert Havell: London, 1827-1838. We ship worldwide and accept custom art reproduction in any size. Comparable: Guernsey's, 2014 - $10,625. John James Audubon (1785-1851). View of St. Augustine & Spanish Fort East Florida, Estimate: $125,000 - $175,000. $2,000 - $4,000. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. This video features a collection of John James Audubon famous paintings. Philadelphia: John Bowen, 1840-44. Description: Description: From 1827 to 1838, John James Audubon completed 435 large watercolor paintings of North American birds, the most ever documented at such a scale.