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September 18, 2019
John James Audubon’s artworks and writings celebrate what today we commonly refer to as biodiversity, the rich and varied forms of life found in a given landscape.  For more...
June 4, 2019
FROM Yale Alumni Magazine March / April 2016,  “Audubon’s Works, off the Endangered List” By Geoffrey Giller
April 29, 2019
Audubon’s representation of common American Blue Jays is both narrative and dramatic: with great spirit and perhaps even a sense of pleasure, the Jays are seen stealing and...
April 25, 2019
Beiencke Library’s 2018-2019 Birds of America installations explore Audubon’s creative process and collaboration with engraver and printer Robert Havell
January 16, 2019
Robert Havell Jr. engraved the copper plates and oversaw printing and hand-coloring of Audubon’s The Birds of America.
January 10, 2019
The Beincke Library is just one of several institutions documenting the extraordinary work of turning the pages of Audubon’s Double Elephan Folio.
August 30, 2018
Though the majority of Robert Havell’s prints recreate Audubon’s paintings in precise detail, notable changes appear in some cases. In his painting of the Golden Eagle,...