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Large-Scale Bird Prints

As you may have concluded from photos of our apartment in prior posts, I love birds. I have framed bird prints and small bird statues all over the apartment.

What I don’t have yet, but absolutely adore, are large-scale framed bird prints. I am especially fond of those by early 19th century ornithologist and painter John James Audubon. Audubon’s detailed illustrations of birds in their natural habitats are absolutely beautiful:

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Audubon prints via The Painted Hive

Here are some examples of rooms in which large-scale bird prints (not all of them by Audubon) are on display:

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Summer Thornton Design
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Mark D. Sikes via Pinterest

The large prints are perfect for filling the space above a sofa, as in the two photos below:

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Ashley Whittaker Design
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Holly Mathis via Country Living

They also help to fill hallway space splendidly:

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Atlanta Homes Magazine via Housekaboodle
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John Jacob Interiors

In the two rooms pictured below, the bird prints are reproductions of illustrations done by a 17th century Swedish ornithologist, named Olof Runback. The prints can be purchased at Ornis Gallery.

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Mark D Sikes via Southern Living Idea House
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Tom Scheerer via Ornis Gallery

Audubon reproductions can be purchased inexpensively in any size from Art.com.

What do you think of all these birds?

header image by Mark D. Sikes

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