February 26, 2017

13 Oversized Hand-Colored Prints by John James Audubon Donated to University of Utah’s Marriott Library

From Fox Salt Lake City:

Thirteen over-sized, hand-colored prints by American Artist John James Audubon were donated to the school’s J. Willard Marriott Library.

“It has a vitality that’s rare,” said Todd Samuelson, the assistant director of special collections at the library.

“It has a vitality that’s rare,” said Todd Samuelson, the assistant director of special collections at the library.

The collection is valued at about $250,000.

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“Black Bear” plate 141 from Audubon’s “The Quadrupeds of North America” / Marriott Library, U. of Utah

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Much More About the Audubon Prints Including Images in this U. Of Utah News Release

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