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John James Audubon  American  1785 -1851
Born: Les Cayes,  Haiti 
Died: New York, New York, United States 
Addresses:    France  
  Kentucky, United States  
 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States  
 Washington Heights, New York, United States  
Instructors: Jacques-Louis David 
John Stein 
Exhibited: National Academy of Design 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Naturalism
Subjects Known For: Animal / Wildlife
Memberships: National Academy of Design Honorary 1833
Linnean Society 
Royal Society 
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"My birds, my beloved birds of America, fill all my time and nearly all my thoughts!". Thus wrote John James Audubon, creator of The Birds of America (1827-1838), a landmark in ornithology and one of the most sought-after documents in American art.

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John Audubon was born in 1785 in Les Cayes, Haiti. He is the foremost painter of wildlife to date. He had been a bird collector as a boy but undertook the role of shop owner until the age of 35. At this point, Audubon began systematically recording birds in watercolor across the Northeast. He c... (More)

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