Mourning Dove by John James Audubon, 1830s. Audubon’s ornithological studies are so intricate in pattern and tone and I find it fascinating the way his work sits comfortably on the border of scientific study and artistic creation.

Mourning Dove by John James Audubon, 1830s. Audubon’s ornithological studies are so intricate in pattern and tone and I find it fascinating the way his work sits comfortably on the border of scientific study and artistic creation.