John James Audubon: Select Works

September 1st - October 1st, 2016
First Thursday Opening Reception: September 1st, 6-8PM

For half a century, John James Audubon was one of America’s dominant wildlife artists and his respect and concern for the natural world would come to influence  modern conservationism and environmentalism movements, such as the National Audubon Society named in his honor.  For several years he travelled extensively, sketching and writing, producing over 400 detailed drawings.  His intent was to turn them into a portfolio of engravings that depicted the birds in a life-sized format.  His four-volume opus The Birds of America was first printed in London by Havell & Son in 1827.   With the success and continued demand for his work, Audubon began work on a more compact edition of Birds of America, the Royal Octavo edition as well as a series mammals titled The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.This exhibition offers a wide range of original Audubon prints from both his Birds of America and Quadruped series. 

The works here can be seen on display in the gallery.  For a complete list of available Audubon prints, please visit the Audubon page here.

The Quadrupeds of North America - Octavo Editions : American Black Bear at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

American Black Bear

Series: The Quadrupeds of North America
After: John Woodhouse Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored Lithograph
Year: 1849-1871
Edition : Ocatavo
Size: Sheet approx. 7 x 10-1/2 inches
Description: Drawn by John Woodbhouse Auduon, but released with the collected works under his father's name, John James Audubon. Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Stock Number: 42640c
Price: $650.00

The Quadrupeds of North America - Octavo Editions : Canada Lynx at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785–1851)

Canada Lynx

Series: The Quadrupeds of North America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored Lithograph
Year: 1849
Edition : First Octavo
Printer: Nagel & Weingaertner
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 7 x 10-1/2 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work
Condition: Some minor spotting in the margins.
Stock Number: 42631c
Price: $700.00

The Quadrupeds of North America - Octavo Editions : Hare Indian Dog at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Hare Indian Dog

Series: The Quadrupeds of North America
After: John Woodhouse Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1849-1871
Edition : Octavo
Size: Sheet 7 x 10-1/2 inches
Description: Drawn by John Woodbhouse Auduon, but released with the collected works under his father's name, John James Audubon. Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Condition: Slightly toned with some minor smudges in the margins.
Stock Number: 42629c
SOLD

The Quadrupeds of North America - Octavo Editions : Common American Wild-Cat at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Common American Wild-Cat

Series: The Quadrupeds of North America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored Lithograph
Year: 1849-1871
Edition : Ocatvo
Size: Sheet 7 x 10-1/2 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Condition: Small stains in lower left margin, away from image.
Stock Number: 42628c
Price: $475.00

The Quadrupeds of North America - Octavo Editions : Townsend’s Rocky Mountain Hare at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Townsend’s Rocky Mountain Hare

Series: The Quadrupeds of North America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored Lithograph
Year: 1849-1871
Edition : Octavo
Size: Sheet 7 x 10-1/2 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Condition: Some foxing.
Stock Number: 42623c
SOLD

The Quadrupeds of North America - Octavo Editions : Raccoon at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Raccoon

Series: The Quadrupeds of North America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1849-1871
Edition : Octavo
Size: Sheet 7 x 10-1/2 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Condition: Some light and minor foxing.
Stock Number: 42627c
Price: $450.00

The Quadrupeds of North America - Octavo Editions : American Beaver at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785–1851)

American Beaver

Series: The Quadrupeds of North America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1849-1871
Edition : Octavo
Size: Sheet 7 x 10-1/2 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Condition: Faint smudge top right margin
Stock Number: 42620c
Price: $300.00

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Blue Jay at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Blue Jay

Series: The Birds of America from Drawings Made in the United States and Its Territories
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1840
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
References: Some very light off-setting.
Size: Sheet 10-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Stock Number: 42747c
Price: $1700.00

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Ruff-Necked Hummingbird at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Ruff-Necked Hummingbird

Series: The Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1840-1844
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 10-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Condition: Some very light off-setting.
Stock Number: 42750c
Price: $900.00

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Townsend’s Cormorant at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Townsend’s Cormorant

Series: The Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored Lithograph
Year: 1840-1844
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 10 x 6-1/2 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Stock Number: 42760c
Price: $150.00

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Red-Headed Woodpecker at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Red-Headed Woodpecker

Series: The Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored Lithograph
Year: 1840-1844
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 10 x 6-1/2 inches
Condition: Some very light spotting and off-setting
Stock Number: 42768c
Price: $1000.00

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Greenshank at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Greenshank

Series: The Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored Lithograph
Year: 1840-1844
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 6-1/2 x 10 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Condition: One spot of foxing in the printed area. Some very light off-setting.
Stock Number: 42763c
Price: $400.00

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Scarlet Ibis at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Scarlet Ibis

Series: The Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored Lithograph
Year: 1840-1844
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 6-3/4 x 10-1/4 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Condition: Some mild staining top margin from binding residue
Stock Number: 42829c
Price: $1200.00

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Bartram’s Vireo or Greenlet at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Bartram’s Vireo or Greenlet

Series: The Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored Lithograph
Year: 1840-1844
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 10-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches
Stock Number: 42692c
Price: $200.00
Original pages with text accompanies the work.

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Warbling Vireo or Greenlet at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Warbling Vireo or Greenlet

Series: The Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1840-1844
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 10-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches
Condition: Some very light off-setting. Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Stock Number: 42686c
Price: $250.00

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Sharp-Tailed Finch at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Sharp-Tailed Finch

Series: The Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1840-1844
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 10-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches
Description: Original pages with text accompanies the work.
Stock Number: 42690c
Price: $175.00

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Marsh Wren at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Marsh Wren

Series: The Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1840-1844
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 10-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches
Condition: Some very light off-setting.
Stock Number: 42741c
Price: $275.00

Birds of America - Octavo Editions : Crested Titmouse at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Crested Titmouse

Series: The Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1840-1844
Edition : First Royal Octavo
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 10-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches
Condition: Some very light off-setting.
Stock Number: 42743c
Price: $450.00

Birds of America - Havell Edition : Three-Toed Woodpecker at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Three-Toed Woodpecker

Series: Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored engraving and aquatint
Year: 1827-1838
Printer: Robert Havell
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: 31-5/8 x 24-3/4 inches
Condition: J. Watman watermark
Stock Number: 25121c
Price: $4800.00

Birds of America - Havell Edition : Tree Sparrow at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Tree Sparrow

Series: Birds of America
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Engraving with aquatint and hand-color
Year: 1827-1838
Printer: Robert Havell
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: 19-1/2 x 12 inches
Stock Number: 45986c
Price: $3000.00

Imperial Folio Quadrupeds : Canis (Vulpes) Fulvus / American Cross Fox at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Canis (Vulpes) Fulvus / American Cross Fox

Series: Imperial Folio Quadrupeds
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1843-1848
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet: 21-1/2 x 27-1/4 inches
Condition: Some spotting throughout.
Stock Number: 47195c
Price: $4800.00

Imperial Folio Quadrupeds : Scalops Townsendii / Townsend

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Scalops Townsendii / Townsend's Shrew Mole

After: John Woodhouse Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1843-1848
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 27-1/4 x 21-1/2 inches
Description: Drawn by John Woodhouse Audubon, but released with the collected works under his father's name, John James Audubon.
Condition: Faintly toned at outer edge of broad margins. Some very light and scattered foxing. Good color.
Stock Number: 47197c
Price: $1200.00

Imperial Folio Quadrupeds : Fiber Zibethicus / Musk-Rat Musquash at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Fiber Zibethicus / Musk-Rat Musquash

Series: Imperial Folio Quadrupeds
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1843-1848
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet 27-1/4 x 21-1/2 inches
Condition: Mat burn, spotting throughout.
Stock Number: 47199c
Price: $1800.00

Imperial Folio Quadrupeds : Sciurus Nigrescens / Dusky Squirrel at Davidson Galleries

John James Audubon American (1785 - 1851)

Sciurus Nigrescens / Dusky Squirrel

Series: Imperial Folio Quadrupeds
After: John James Audubon
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Year: 1843-1848
Printer: J.T. Bowen
Publisher: J.J. Audubon
Size: Sheet: 27-1/2 x 21-1/4 inches
Description: Drawn by John Woodhouse Audubon, but released with the collected works under his father's name, John James Audubon.
Stock Number: 47198c
Price: $2800.00