Audubon John James

Au·du·bon

 (ô′də-bŏn′, -bən), John James 1785-1851.
Haitian-born American ornithologist and artist whose engravings, collected in volumes such as The Birds of America (1827-1838), are noted for their naturalistic detail and artistic sensibility.
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Au·du·bon

(ô′də-bŏn′), John James 1785-1851.
American ornithologist and artist. His effort to catalog every species of bird in America resulted in the publication of The Birds of America (1827-1838), a collection of 1,065 life-size engravings of birds found in eastern North America. It is considered a classic work in ornithology and in American art.
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