An antique, hand colored lithograph print in the large imperial folio size by famed artist John James Audubon. Title: Canis Familiarus, Linn./Hare-Indian Dog. Plate: 132. Imperial folio edition. John James Audubon, The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Printer: J.T. Bowen (Philadelphia, PA).
The Hare Indian hunting dog was native to Canada and originally thought to be a cross between a domestic dog and a coyote.
John James Audubon was an American naturalist, painter and ornithologist known for his field work studying birds and then painting them. Later his paintings made into hand-colored, life-size prints, made from engraved plates and were published into books. Many of the books have disassembled the the prints were framed as art.
John Woodhouse Audubon (American, 1812-62)
Width 38.75 Depth 1.5 Height 32 in.
Sight: Width 26.25 Height 20 in.