John James Audubon & Robert Havell, Jr.
Artist's Proofs for The Birds of America

May 2nd - July 12th 2002

John James Audubon's keen observation, passion for the natural world, and remarkable aesthetic sensibility combined to produce one of the world's preeminent natural history documents. Publication of the four-volume The Birds of America, the grandest and most sumptuous colorplate folio ever produced, was a massive undertaking without precedent.