Past Exhibitions :: Birds of New York and the Paintings of Louis Agassiz Fuertes

Saturday, January 30, 2010 - Monday, October 11, 2010
Crossroads Gallery

Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874-1927). Pileated Woodpecker, Dryocopus pileatus abieticola,1908–09. Watercolor on illustration board. 23 x 17 5/8 inches. NYSM H-1977.74.1

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the publication of Birds of New York, one of the most popular books issued in the State Museum’s history. The exhibition features dozens of original watercolors made for the book by famed bird artist Louis Agassiz Fuertes, as well as the first edition of Birds of New York, a portfolio of prints, and specimens from the Museum’s ornithology collection.

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