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The fame of his paintings has tended to distract us from the volumes of text Audubon compiled to accompany Robert Havell Jr.’s engraved plates. Much of its ornithological data has been superceded by subsequent studies, but the accounts of his … Continue reading
A nuber of the paintings carried detailed instructions for Robert Havell Jr.,the English engraver, to guide him and his colorists in the preparation of the copies, notations which were naturally suppressed in the making of the engraved plates. Occasionally the … Continue reading
Returning to the original paintings of John James Audubon and not the proliferation of cheap prints, brings us directly back to his highly personal method and approach- and to the most intimate aspects of his artistic labors. On several occasions … Continue reading