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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 221

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Carolina Parrot (Plate XXVI)
    Psittacus carolinensis
    Variant 2

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Carolina Parrot (Plate XXVI)
    Psittacus carolinensis
    Variant 2
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1830, on J Whatman watermark 1831, with narrow margins (trimmed), surface soiling, occasional soft handling creases and foxing, areas of staining and skinning on the reverse (the staining slightly showing through), taped to the overmat along the reverse of the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 33 3/8 x 23 7/8 in. (848 x 606 mm.)
    S. 34½ x 24 5/8 in. (876 x 626 mm.)


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