154d: Canada Lynx, Plate 16
AUDUBON, John James (1785-1851) Lithograph with original hand color, First Imperial Folio Edition by J. T. Bowen, paper: 21 x 27 inches, text above image: "No. 4", left and "PLATE, XVI", right, text below image: "Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon F.R.S. F.L.S.", left and "Lith, Printed and Col'd by J.T. Bowen. Philid's," right, plate legend text: "LYNX CANADENSIS, GEOFF./ CANADA LYNX./ 3/4 Natural Size/ Male."; no variants. A fine hand-colored lithograph of a Canada Lynx (22 x 28 inches), from John James Audubon's masterpiece on North American mammals. Framed in a three-inch curly maple swan-shaped frame, with gold metal leaf fillet, floated again a linen-rag covered archival mat, glazed with ultraviolet-protecting non-reflective glass (35 x 41 inches).