Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Audubon First Edition sold today

Today, Sotheby's of London auctioned off a complete copy of Audubon's Birds of America (the folio edition published between 1827 to 1838) for $10,270,000 U.S..With auction fees the total came to $11,500,000 U.S.! The set went to British art dealer and BIRDER Michael Tollemache. His website is here:

 Here's the story from the Seattle Times:


Here's the story from The Wall Street Journal:


For more about Audubon and his artwork, I recommend these titles:

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