John Woodhouse Audubon
(1812 - 1862)
John Woodhouse Audubon was active/lived in New York, California. John Audubon is known for portrait, western wildlife-genre painting, sketching.
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A member of the Audubon family of botanical fame, John Woodhouse Audubon was a painter of portraits, wildlife, and westward migrants on the Overland Route.
He was born in Henderson, Kentucky, the younger son of ornithologist John James Audubon. As a youngster, he was his father's sketching pupil but was more preoccupied with sports than painting. However, he became committed to his father's pursuits, and he and his brother Victor began working together with their father, collecting specimens of birds and sketching them to be recorded in the subsequent book, "Birds of America".
In 1833, John went to Labrador with his father and a year later to Europe. Between 1834 and 1835, he worked in England as a portrait painter and also
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