"Musk Rat - Musquash", Audubon, J. J.
Period: 1849 (published)
Publication: The Quadrupeds of North America
Color: Hand Color
8.2 x 6 inches
20.8 x 15.2 cm
John James Audubon, perhaps the most famous of American ornithologists, is less well known for his wonderful work depicting indigenous animals of North America. This fine hand-colored lithograph depicts a family of adorable must rats foraging near a stream. Minor mat burn, else fine.