Birds in Art

 

Mark Catesby (1683-1749)

Mark Catesby (1683-1749)

Mark Catesby (1683-1749)

The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, 2 volumes (1731-1743). Courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

 

 

 

Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788)

Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788)

Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788)

Buffon’s Natural History of Man, the Globe, and of Quadrupeds. New York: Leavitt & Allen, 1853. Courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

 

 

 

 

 

J. J. Audubon (1785-1851)

J. J. Audubon (1785-1851)

J. J. Audubon (1785-1851)

The Birds of America from the drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories, 7 volumes (1840-44). Courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

 

 

 

 

John Cassin (1813-1869)

John Cassin (1813-1869)

John Cassin (1813-1869)

In Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economic Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Washington: GPO, 1857. Courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

 

 

Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888)

Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888)

Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888)

Illustrations of the Birds of Jamaica. London: J. Van Voorst, 1849. Courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

 

 

 

 

 

Rev. Francis Orpen Morris (1810-1893)

Rev. Francis Orpen Morris (1810-1893)

Rev. Francis Orpen Morris (1810-1893)

A History of British Birds. London: John C. Nimmo, 1891.

 

 

 

 

 

Henry Constantine Richter (1821-1902)

Henry Constantine Richter (1821-1902)

Henry Constantine Richter (1821-1902)

In John Gould, A Monograph of the Trochilidae or Family of Hummingbirds, 5 Volumes (1849-1861). Courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

Barn Owl from Gould’s The Birds of Europe 5 volumes. Courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

 

 

T. W. Wood (1823-1903)

T. W. Wood (1823-1903)

T. W. Wood (1823-1903)

In Alfred Russel Wallace, The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of Paradise. Singapore: Oxford, 1889.

 

 

 

 

Theodore Jasper (19th century)

Theodore Jasper (19th century)

Theodore Jasper (19th century)

In Jacob Henry Studer, Popular Ornithology: The birds of North America. Tulsa, OK: Harrison House, C. 1977. Courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto.

 

 

 

Alexander Francis Lydon (1836-1917)

Alexander Francis Lydon (1836-1917)

Alexander Francis Lydon (1836-1917)

In H. G. and H. B. Adams, The Smaller British Birds. London: George Bell, 1874. Courtesy of Massey College Library, University of Toronto.

 

 

 

 

Karl Svolinsky (1896-1986)

Karl Svolinsky (1896-1986)

Karl Svolinsky (1896-1986)

Ptaci, Prague: Vesmir, Nakladatelska a Vyvadatelska, 1943 Reproduced by permission of Daniel Markvart.

 

 

 

 

 

Etienne Dumont (1931-2004)

Etienne Dumont (1931-2004)

Etienne Dumont (1931-2004)

Aves do Brazil: Birds of Brazil. Sao Paolo: Editoria Rios Ltds, 1984. Reproduction by permission of Andre Ruschi.

 

 

 

 

J. Fenwick Lansdowne (1937- )

J. Fenwick Lansdowne (1937- )

J. Fenwick Lansdowne (1937- )

Buffleheads and Greater Yellowlegs from: J. Fenwick Lansdowne (1937- ) Birds of the West Coast, volume 1. Toronto: M. F. Feheley, 1976. Reproduced by permission of M. F. Feheley.

Yellow-billed Cuckoo and Red-bellied woodpecker from: J. Fenwick Lansdowne (1937- ) and John A. Livingston ( Birds of the Eastern Forest, volume 1. Toronto, McCLelland & Stewart, 1968. Reproduced by permission of M. F. Feheley.

 

E. Martini (dates and country unknown)

E. Martini (dates and country unknown)

E. Martini (dates and country unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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