Looking at the Collection: Audubon Quadrupeds, Haws Gallery, March 27 – July 3, 2022, Huntsville Museum of ArT, Huntsville, AL
Looking at the Collection: Audubon Quadrupeds
This exhibition (March 27 - July 3, 2022) presents a selection of original Audubon prints from the Museum’s own collection of thirty-four viviparous quadrupeds, donated by Mr. & Mrs. William H. Told. The Tolds collected Audubon prints for nearly forty years, having received their first work — a marmot — as a gift. They appreciated the scientifically accurate animal subjects (some of which are now extinct), as well as the beautifully detailed backgrounds that often included native foliage and other naturalistic details.
HUNTSVILLE MUSEUM OF ART
300 Church Street S., Huntsville, AL 35801
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