John James Audubon
three works from The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, Imperial Folio Edition
lithographs with hand coloring
21 h × 27.5 w in (53 × 70 cm)
These works are from the edition of approximately 300 printed by John T. Bowen, Philadelphia. Lot is comprised of Rock Mountain Sheep, Northern Hare, and Colombian Black Tailed Deer. Printed markings to lower edge of each example.
Toning to all sheets and few pinpoints of darker discoloration to each. Rocky Mountain Sheep with darker discoloration along extreme edges and repairs to sheet along three edges. Few small tears or losses at edges and one crease to lower left edge. Northern Hare also with small tears at edges. Colombian Black-Tailed Deer with additional discoloration to lower left corner of sheet. Each framed behind acrylic measuring 31 x 37 inches.
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