The Birds of America: From Original Drawings by John James Audubon
“Drawn from nature by J. J. Audubon F.R.S. F.L.S.” “Engraved, printed & coloured by R. Havell, 1834”
1834 / Hand-colored engraving and aquatint on paper / 39 3/4”x26 15/16” / Various collections
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The Migratory Bird Treaty~
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c.1840 / 4 4/5”x7” / Steel plate engraving by S. Fisher for
“American Scenery, Vol. II” (of 2) by Nathaniel Parker Willis
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1887 / Oil on canvas / 36”x38 1/2” / Los Angeles County Museum of Art≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈
1888 / Oil on canvas / 28 3/4”x35 4/5” / Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
1818 / Watercolor and bodycolour over pencil / 9.8”x8.3” / Royal Collection
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Danny Lawson/pool photo via AP)
On May 19, 2018, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding took place in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. Prince Harry was baptised in St George’s Chapel in December, 1984.
Engraved illustration from Harper’s Weekly newspaper of the wedding of the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and Alexandra of Denmark / Harper’s Weekly newspaper dated 11 April 1863 / Artist unknown
St. George’s Chapel was built in the 15th century and is a towering piece of Gothic architecture. It is lauded for its stone fan-vault ceilings, but the intricate stained glasswork along each of its walls, and the tall arched windows, intricate woodwork, and ironwork doorframes add to the historic feel of the grand room. The tombs of ten sovereigns also lie within the chapel, including Henry VIII and Charles I.
Princess Eugenie of York and Mr Jack Brooksbank will marry in St George’s Chapel on October 12, 2018. A list of past Royal Weddings in St George’s Chapel can be found here: https://www.stgeorges-windsor.org/about-st-georges/royal-connection/marriage/
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Which artist’s best-known work is his “Bible in Pictures”, a collection of 240 engravings of scenes from the Bible?
Which photographer notably chronicled Paris during the years he lived in a Left Bank guesthouse now remembered as “the Beat Hotel”?
Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/03/26/march-26/
What French Rococo painter, engraver, and tapestry designer is especially remembered for his naturalistic scenes of animals and of hunting?
What comic strip artist is also a cartoon historian who co-authored a book about the art of George Herriman?
Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/03/17/march-17/
Although he ultimately gave up music for photography, what artist’s original intention was to be a professional musician?
What painter and engraver published Indigo Days (an autobiography) in 1957?
Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/02/20/february-20/