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  • Analyzing Visual Art “Picturing John James Audubon” NEH Summer Institute Indiana University John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833 Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and selective glazing on paper, 38 x 25 ½ in., The New-York Historical Society
  • Analyzing Visual Art 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED 2. STYLE AND TECHNIQUE 3. ICONOGRAPHY 4. BIOGRAPHY 5. CULTURAL HISTORY
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833 Robert Havell after Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833-38 Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and selective glazing on paper, 38 x 25 ½ in., Hand-colored engraving from The Birds of America, plate 181 The New-York Historical Society
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833 Robert Havell after Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833 Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and selective glazing on paper, 38 x 25 ½ in., Hand-colored engraving, 37 ¼ x 26 ½ in., plate 181 from The Birds of America The New-York Historical Society
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED Robert Havell after John James Audubon, Robert Havell after John James Audubon, Copper Engraving Plate of Common Loon, 1830 Common Loon, 1830 Copper, 41 ½ x 28 ½ n., American Museum of Natural History, New York Uncolored engraving on paper, 41 ½ x 28 ½ in., American Museum of Natural History, New York
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED John James Audubon, Red-winged Blackbird, 1805 Pastel, graphite, and ink on paper, 38 x 22 cm., Houghton Library, Harvard University
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED John James Audubon, Dusky Petrel, 1826 Pencil on paper, 7 ¾ x 12 1/8 in., Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED John James Audubon, English Pheasants Surprised by a Dog, 1827 Oil on canvas, 57 x 93 in., Racquet & Tennis Club, New York
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED Reconstruction of Audubon’s wire-mounted bird modeling technique
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED Audubon’s print shipping box American Museum of Natural History, New York
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED Audubon’s portable lapdesk Mahogany, New-York Historical Society
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED Audubon memorabilia (hat, parfleched, gun, pistol, war club, pipe/tomahawk, axe) American Museum of Natural History, New York
  • 1. THE OBJECT VIEWED Lucy Audubon, Beaded Purse, before 1826 New-York Historical Society
  • 2. STYLE AND TECHNIQUE John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833 Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and selective glazing on paper, 38 x 25 ½ in., The New-York Historical Society
  • 2. STYLE AND TECHNIQUE Mark Catesby, Fishing Hawk, hand-colored etching, 10 x 14 John James Audubon, Fish Hawk or Osprey, 1806 Pastel, watercolor, graphite, and ink on paper, 57 x 63 cm., in., from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Houghton Library, Harvard University Bahama Islands, 2 vols. (London, 1731-47)
  • 2. STYLE AND TECHNIQUE Robert Havell after John James Audubon, Fish Hawk or Osprey, 1832 Hand-colored engraving, 38 ¼ x 26 ½ in., from The Birds of America, pl. 81
  • 2. STYLE AND TECHNIQUE Robert Havell after John James Audubon, Great Blue Heron, 1835 Hand-colored engraving, 38 ¼ x 25 ½ in., from The Birds of America, plate 281
  • 2. STYLE AND TECHNIQUE Jacques-Louis David, Napoleon Crossing the Alps, 1800 John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833 Oil on canvas, 102 x 87 in., Château de Malmaison, Rueil-Malmaison New-York Historical Society
  • 2. STYLE AND TECHNIQUE J.-L. David, Napoleon Crossing the Alps, 1800 John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833 Oil on canvas, 102 x 87 in., Château de Malmaison, Rueil-Malmaison Watercolor on paper, 38 x 25 ½ in., New-York Historical Society
  • 3. ICONOGRAPHY John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833 Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and selective glazing on paper, 38 x 25 ½ in., The New-York Historical Society
  • 3. ICONOGRAPHY John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833, and detail of self-portrait Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and selective glazing on paper, 38 x 25 ½ in., The New-York Historical Society
  • 3. ICONOGRAPHY John James Audubon, Nicholas Augustus Berthoud, 1819 Pastel on paper, 10 x 8 in., Speed Art Museum, Louisville
  • 3. ICONOGRAPHY John James and Victor Gifford Audubon, Wolverine or Glutton, 1841 Mixed media, 36 x 25 in., American Museum of Natural History, New York
  • 4. BIOGRAPHY John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833 Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and selective glazing on paper, 38 x 25 ½ in., The New-York Historical Society
  • 4. BIOGRAPHY John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833, and detail Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and selective glazing on paper, 38 x 25 ½ in., The New-York Historical Society
  • 4. BIOGRAPHY John Syme, John James Audubon, 1826 Oil on canvas, 35 x 27 in., White House Collection, Washington, D.C.
  • 4. BIOGRAPHY G. P. A. Healy, John James Audubon, 1838 Oil on canvas, 35 x 27 in., Museum of Science, Boston
  • 4. BIOGRAPHY Victor Gifford and John Woodhouse Audubon, John James Audubon, 1841 Oil on canvas, 44 x 60 in., American Museum of Natural History, New York
  • 4. BIOGRAPHY Life mask of John James Audubon, c. 1830? Plaster, New-York Historical Society
  • 4. BIOGRAPHY Anonymous Japanese artist, John James Audubon Discovers his Work Eaten by Rats, 1873 Woodcut, Library of Congress
  • 4. BIOGRAPHY After Frederick Cruikshank, Lucy Bakewell Audubon, 1831 Bogardus Galleries (NY), Lucy Bakewell Audubon, c.1860 Albumen print carte-de-visite, 10.3 x 6.4 cm., New Brunswick Museum Albumen print carte-de-visite, 10.1 x 6.1 cm., New Brunswick Museum
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY John James Audubon, Golden Eagle, 1833 Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and selective glazing on paper, 38 x 25 ½ in., The New-York Historical Society
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY John James Audubon, Self-Portrait, 1826 Graphite on paper, John Gadsby Chapman, Col. David Crockett, 1835 Oil on canvas, Alamo Museum, San Antonio, TX
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY John James Audubon, Self-Portrait, 1826 George Caleb Bingham,Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers Graphite on paper, through the Cumberland Gap, 1851-52 Oil on canvas, 36 ½ x 50 ¼ in., Washington University Art Gallery, St. Louis
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY John James Audubon, Self-Portrait, 1826 George Catlin, “The Author Painting a Chief at the Base Graphite on paper, of the Rocky Mountains,” frontispiece to Catlin, Letters and Notes, 1841
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY John James Audubon, White-headed Eagle, 1828 Hand-colored engraving, 37 x 25 ¼ in., from The Birds of America, plate 31
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY Audubon, White-headed Eagle, 1828 Hand-colored engraving, 37 x 25 ¼ in., from The Birds of America, plate 31 John James Audubon, Wild Turkey, 1825 Watercolor and graphite on paper, 38 ¾ x 26 in., New-York Historical Society Charles Willson Peale, The Artist in His Museum, 1822 Oil on canvas, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY John James Audubon, Black Vulture, 1829 Pastel, watercolor, graphite, collage on paper, 23 3/8 x 36 1/8 in., New-York Historical Society
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY Théodore Géricault, Severed Heads, 1818 John James Audubon, Black Vulture, 1829 Oil on canvas, 50 x 61 cm., Nationalmuseum, Stockholm Pastel, watercolor, graphite, collage on paper, 23 3/8 x 36 1/8 in., New-York Historical Society
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY Robert Havell after John James Audubon, Passenger Pigeon, 1832 Hand-colored engraving, 26 x 20 ½ in., from The Birds of America, plate 62
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY Havell after Audubon, Passenger Pigeon, 1832 “Martha,” believed to be the last Passenger Pigeon, in The Birds of America, plate 62 the Cincinnati Zoo, 1914
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY Bird-hat fashions, c. 1900
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY George Bird Grinnell, 1849-1938
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY National Audubon Society, incorporated 1905
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY Andrew Jackson Grayson, Northern Jacana, 1861 Watercolor, Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Bateleur (Helotarses ecaudatus), 1927 Watercolor, Paul Kasmin Gallery
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY Walton Ford, Madagascar, 2002 Watercolor, gouache, ink, and pencil on paper, Paul Kasmin Gallery
  • 5. CULTURAL HISTORY Jean-Luc Mylayne, PO-30, Janvier-Fevrier, 2006 Unique color print, 123 x 153 cm., Coll. Jean Luc Mylayne