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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 223

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Passenger Pigeon (Plate 62)
    Columba migratoria

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Passenger Pigeon (Plate 62)
    Columba migratoria
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1829, on J Whatman Turkey Mill, with full margins, pale light- and mat staining, offsetting, minor surface soiling, occasional foxmarks, glue remains, a few rust spots and short tears in places along the sheet edges, a moisture stain at the upper right corner, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 26 x 20¾ in. (508 x 527 mm.)
    S. 39½ x 26½ in. (1003 x 673 mm.)


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