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    Sale 2030

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 74

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785-1851)
    BY ROBERT HAVELL (1793-1878)

    Great Footed Hawk (Plate 16)
    Falco peregrinus
    Variant 1

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785-1851)
    BY ROBERT HAVELL (1793-1878)
    Great Footed Hawk (Plate 16)
    Falco peregrinus
    Variant 1
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1827, on J Whatman Turkey Mill watermark 1827, with narrow margins, light-, mat and time staining, surface soiling, a few scattered foxmarks, occasional handling creases, moisture staining in places at the upper and lower edge (partially extending into the image), a few short tears in places at the sheet edges, framed
    P. 25½ x 38 in. (648 x 965 mm.)
    S. 25 7/8 x 38½ in. (657 x 978 mm.)


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