"b. 1782. Went to Paris in 1795 and studied art under David. In 1798 settled on a farm in Pennsylvania until 1810, when he sailed down the Ohio River to sketch the birds of the country. In 1811 went to Florida for the same purpose, and later made many such journeys through various parts of the country. In 1826 went to Europe and began the publication of his 'Birds of America' - completed in 1839 in 87 parts, containing 448 plates, life-sized and colored, from his own drawings. His 'orintho- logical biography was published in 1839. Many of Audubon's original drawings are in the possession of the New York Historical Society. d. 1851." [P. 26.]
Illustrated Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. August 16 - October 25, 1884. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Director of the Art Department. Editor of National Academy Notes and the Art Union Magazine. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company.