American Bittern [Pl. 365]
Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen.
Octavo bird print. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 6 1/4" x 9 7/8"
Hand colored lithograph depicting two American Bitterns - a male and a female. From the First Royal Octavo edition, circa 1842.
John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American naturalist, painter and ornithologist who did extensive field work studying birds before painting them. Please visit our gallery for more Audubon prints.