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Louis Agassiz Fuertes: Publications

Publications by Fuertes

Brooks, Allan, and Edward Howe Forbush and Louis Agassiz Fuertes. 1932. Portraits of New England Birds. Boston: Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Cutting, C. Suydam, and Louis Agassiz Fuertes. 1930. Album of Abyssinian Birds and Mammals. Chicago: Field Museum.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1920. "American Birds of Prey - A Review of Their Value." The National Geographic Magazine 38: 6: 429-460.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1915. "Another European Widgeon in Virginia." The Auk 32: 3: 367-368.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1904. "The Evening Gosbeak in Central New York in April." The Auk 21: 3: 385.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, and Wilfred Hudson Osgood. 1936. Artist and Naturalist in Ethiopia. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1910. "Book Review: Concealing-Colors in the Animal Kingdom." Science 32: 823: 466-469.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1910. "Book Review: Our Search for a Wilderness." Science 32: 821: 410-411.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1920. "Falconry: The Sport of Kings." The National Geographic Magazine 38: 6: 429-468, 

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1921. "Game Laws and the Public Mind." The North American Review 214: 791: 486-493.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, and Francis Roux. 1996. Les oiseaux: aquarelles. Paris: Bibliothque de l'image.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, and Frederick George Marcham. 1971. Louis Agassiz Fuertes and the Singular Beauty of Birds: Paintings, Drawings, and Letters. New York: Harper & Row.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1905. "A Note on the Prairie Falcon." The Condor 7: 2: 35-36.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1916. "Notes on Hybrid Ducks from Long Point, Ontario." The Auk 33: 1: 75.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1898. "Occurrence of Leconte's Sparrow (Ammodramus lecontii) at Ithaca, N.Y." The Auk 15: 2: 188-189.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, and George Miksch Sutton. 1979. To a Young Bird Artist: Letters from Louis Agassiz Fuertes to George Miksch Sutton. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. 1903. "With the Means Quail in Southeastern Texas." The Condor 5:5: 113-116.




Publications about Fuertes

Allen, Arthur Augustus. 1927. "The Passing of a Great Teacher: Louis Agassiz Fuertes." Bird-Lore 29: 5: 372-376.

Bailey, Alfred M. 1977. "With Louis Fuertes in Abyssinia." The Living Bird, Annual of the Laboratory of Ornithology at Cornell University 16: 103-122.

Baum, James E. 1927. "Savage Abyssinia." New York: J.H. Sears and Company, Inc.

Baum, James E. 1935. "Unknown Ethiopia, New Light on Darkest Abyssinia." New York: Grosset and Dunlap, Publishers.

Boynton, Mary Fuertes. 1979. "Fuertes Remembered." Frontiers 1: 57-64.

Boynton, Mary Fuertes. 1956. "Louis Agassiz Fuertes, His Life Briefly Told and His Correspondence." New York: Oxford University Press.

Chapman, Frank M. 1937. "Fuertes and Audubon: A Comparison of the Work and Personalities of Two of the World's Greatest Bird Artists." Natural History 39: 204-213.

Chapman, Frank M. 1928. "In Memoriam: Louis Agassiz Fuertes, 1874-1927." The Auk 17: 4: 358-368.

Chapman, Frank M. 1915. "Louis Agassiz Fuertes - Painter of Bird Portraits." Bird-Lore 41: 1: 277-284.

Chapman, Frank M. 1939. "Memories of Louis Fuertes." Bird-Lore 41: 1: 2-10.

Cutting, Sudyam. 1940. The Fire Ox and Other Years. New York: C. Scribner's Sons.

Fuertes, Louis Agassis, and Wilfred Hudson Osgood. 1936. "Artist and Naturalist in Ethiopia." Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc.

Hadley, Alden H. 1931. "With Fuertes in Florida." American Forests 37: 2: 71-73, 128.

Howes, Paul Griswold. 1970. Photographer in the Rain-Forests. Chicago: Adam Press.

Johnsgard, Paul A. 2020. The Abyssinian Art of Louis Agassiz Fuertes in the Field Museum. Lincoln: Zea Books. 

Lindsey, Alton A. 1978. "The Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899." Bioscience 28: 6: 383-386.

Marcham, Frederick George. 1963. "Louis Fuertes Revisited." The Living Bird, Annual of the Laboratory of Ornithology at Cornell University 2: 83-92.

Marcham, Frederick George. 1971. "Louis Agassiz Fuertes and the Singular Beauty of Birds." New York: Harper & Row.

Mengel, Robert M. 1979-1980. "Beauty and the Beast: Natural History and Art." The Living Bird, Annual of the Laboratory of Ornithology at Cornell University 18: 27-70.

Osgood, Wilfred Hudson. 1927. "Louis Agassiz Fuertes." Science 66: 1716: 469-472.

Palmer, E. Laurence. 1928. "Louis Agassiz Fuertes Whose Life Made Other Lives Richer." Nature Magazine 12: 3: 177-179.

Peck, Robert McCracken. 1982. "A Celebration of Birds: The Life and Art of Louis Agassiz Fuertes." New York: Published for the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Walker and Company.

1927. "A Portrait Painter of Birds." Science 66: 1706: 237.

Sutton, George Miksch. 1980. "Bird Student, an Autobiography." Austin: University of Texas.

Sutton, George Miksch. 1942. "Fuertes and the Young Bird Artist." Audubon Magazine 44: 82-85.

Sutton, George MIksch. 1974. "Fuertes Remembered, A Famous Protégé Pays Tribute to America's Greatest Bird Painter, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, on the One-Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth." Audubon Magazine 76: 6: 58-67.

Sutton, George Miksch. 1942. "Louis Fuertes at Work." Audubon Magazine 44: 37-40.

Sutton, George Miksch. 1941. "Louis Fuertes, Teacher." Audubon Magazine 43: 521-524.

Waldren, Emily. 2009. The Artist Who Could See Birds' Souls [Louis Agassiz Fuertes] Winter 2008-2009 [Nov-Feb] In The Field 80, no. 1 (Nov.-Feb.): 12. 

Wells, David I. 1909. "Drawing Wild Birds in Their Native Haunts: A Sketch of the Personality and Methods of Louis Agassiz Fuertes, the Bird Artist." Outing Magazine 54: 565-573.


Fuertes at The Field

Abyssinian Wolf by Louis Agassiz Fuertes

© The Field Museum, GN90797_OFFU_074_01d. Fuertes primarily painted birds, but did some mammals as well, such as this Abyssinian Wolf.

Hemprich's Hornbill. Bird watercolor by Louis Agassiz Fuertes from Rare Book Room.

© The Field Museum, GN87874c, Photographer Diane Alexander White. Fuertes' painting of Hemprich's Hornbill. 

Malachite Kingfisher. Bird watercolor by Louis Agassiz Fuertes from Rare Book Room.

© The Field Museum, GN87872c, Photographer Diane Alexander White. Fuertes' painting of a Malachite Kingfisher.