Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1847. unbound. Folio quadruped print. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 21.75" x 27.5" very good.
From First Imperial Folio edition of J.J. Audubon's "Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America". Overall wear, some tears and chips to edges. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American naturalist, painter and ornithologist who did extensive field work studying birds before painting them. By the late 1830's, he was planning a new book on the viviparous quadrupeds of North America. Audubon was assisted by many family members in this enterprise including his two sons. Please visit our gallery for more Audubon prints.