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 John James Laforest Audubon  (1785 - 1851)

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Lived/Active: New York / France      Known for: birds and other wildlife sketching, portrait painting

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for John James Laforest Audubon
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1785 (Les Cayes, Haiti)
- 1851 (New York City)
New York / France birds and other wildlife sketching, portrait painting
Methods
* Drawing, Draftsmanship, Draughtsman
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design

  
Media
* Aquatint
* Etching, Etcher
* Fresco
* Ink
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting
* Stone and/or Limestone Carving
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Subjects
* Animals, Mammals
* Birds, Ornithology
* Botanics
* Indians, Native Americans
* Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats
* National Parks and/or State Parks
* Portraits
* Seascape
* Still Life
* Western: Cowboys, Indians, Horses
* Wildlife, Wild Animal

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Charleston, South Carolina Pre 1940
* Colorado Before 1900
* England Before 1900
* Europe
* Mexico and/or Central America
* Minnesota, Upper Mississippi Before 1900
* Missouri River Valley Before 1900
* New Orleans Before 1940
* Paris Studied and/or Worked Before 1900
* Texas Before 1940
* West Virginia Before 1920
* Yellowstone National Park

  
Art Association
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member

  
Teacher
* Thomas Sully

  
Chronology
* Early 19th Century Before Civil War

  
Some Collections
* Chicago Union League Club
* Daniel J Terra Collection
* Gerald Peters Collection
* Warner Collection

  
Added Description
* Bird Specialty
* LIFE Magazine Featured Artist
* Mural Specialty
* Wildlife Specialty

  
Ethnicity
* Black, African-American

  
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Vose Galleries, Boston

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* Centennial Exposition 1876, Philadelphia

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* National Academy of Design-

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
AskART - sample artwork by artist
The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon (4 volumes)
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The above Keywords are derived from what AskART has identified from our research for this artist and are intended as an additional tool for information. Sources include books, periodicals, auction records, family members, friends, and professional researchers. AskART has derived Quick Facts as a brief overview; it is not a complete list rather it is a list that is most frequently cited.

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