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Common American Wildcat

$ 11,000.00

John James Audubon
Plate I - Common American Wildcat
From: Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
New York: 1845-1848
Hand colored lithograph
Sheet size: 21 ¼” x 27”, Framed size: 36” x 30”

Audubon kept a live wildcat, also known as the Bay Lynx, for study to create this image and said "The general appearance of this species conveys the idea of a degree of ferocity, which cannot with propriety be considered as belonging to its character."