J.J Audubon 's reputation as a great artist and naturalist was recognized throughout the world, his stunning drawings were Etched and enhanced by R. Havell Circa 1836.
Etched, Aquatinted, Engraved and Hand Colored this is a fine example of the Superb Bird Drawings from the Master, J.J. Audubon. Set as a stunning ornithological study they present marvelously ... Black Belied Plover , Adult Male, Spring Plumage, Young in Autumn, and Nesting.
A great horizontal Image "CHARADRIUS HELVETICUS " drawn by J.J. Audubon from nature, is of splendid historic significance for it combines artistic talent with bird identification. Engraved, hand colored and printed by R.Havell on watermark paper C. 1836 ....ia " treasure"
Full Sheet Excellent Antique Condition
Excellent Color , J Whatman watermarked dated 1836
Framed in Gilt, Size: 28" x 41"
Image Size: 23" x 17"
Provenance: from The William H. Cloverdale Collection of CANADIANA at the MANOIR RICHELIEU (1899- 1928) Murray Bay, Province of Quebec CANADIAN STEAMSHIP LINES LTD Montreal, Quebec