Ornithological Hand-Colored Lithographs After John James Audubon, 1840
After John James Audubon (American, 1785 – 1851)
Violet Green Swallow and Common Magpie, 1840
Two hand-colored lithographs on paper
Pulled from The Birds of America, From Drawings made in the United States and Their Territories.
Published by J. J. Audubon, New York
Printed and colored by John T. Bowen (American, 1801 – 1856)
Presented under verre églomisé glazing
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- toning, discoloration, foxing, loss, and small tears to sheets; lifting metal leaf from reverse side of glazing; sheets not centered within sight windows; abrasions and wear to frame.
- measures each frame; sight measures 5.75" W x 9.75" H.