The Illustrated Aviary: Great Egret

Illustration by Olaf Hajek

The Illustrated Aviary: Great Egret

Reimagining John James Audubon's "Birds of North America."

By Olaf Hajek
Published: July-August 2013

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Illustration by John James Audubon
More than a century ago, activists saved the great egret from the voracious ladies' hat trade in a movement that inspired the original Audubon Society. So it's fitting that German artist Olaf Hajek has re-created John James Audubon's great egret (inset) as the first in a new series for Audubon's last page. "I wanted to play off the fact that fashion designers and milliners almost exterminated the species," he says. "Audubon helped stop the hunting, and now the great egret is safe." 

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Olaf Hajek

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I would LOVE to have this

I would LOVE to have this print. Can you please reply with where I can purchase?

I would LOVE to purchase this

I would LOVE to purchase this print???? Could you please reply???

Is there somewhere you can

Is there somewhere you can purchase this beautiful Olaf Hajek print? The Audubon illustration is gorgeous too, of course!

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