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John James Audubon

Magpye

John J. Audubon: Works from the Shufeldt Family Trust

John James Audubon

John James Audubon

Magpye

Magpye

John J. Audubon: Works from the Shufeldt Family Trust

John James Audubon

1785 - 1851

Magpye



inscribed La Pie. Buffon Pye, Piot Magpye, Pianet - english (lower center) and No.44. (lower left)

watercolor and colored pencil on paper

12 by 18 ½ inches

(30.5 by 47 cm)

Executed circa 1802.

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Mrs. E. C. Walker, Woodstock, Louisiana 
Robert W. Shufeldt, 1885 (gift from the above)
Percy W. Shufeldt, 1934 (by descent)
Robert W. Shufeldt IV (by descent)
Helen M. Shufeldt, 2009 (by descent)
By descent to the present owner, 2018
Robert Wilson Shufeldt, “On an Old Portrait of Audubon, Painted by Himself, and a Word About Some Of His Early Drawings,” The Auk: A Quarterly Journal of Ornithology, vol. III, no. 4, October 1886, pp. 416-20
“Audubon Sketches,” Audubon, vol. 1, no. 12, January 1888, n.p.
Robert Wilson Shufeldt, “The Peccary: With Introductory Notes on the Order Ungulata,” Forest and Stream, no. 1, January 26, 1888, pp. 4-6