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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 224

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Ivory-billed Woodpecker (Plate LXVI)
    Picus principalis
    Variant 2

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Ivory-billed Woodpecker (Plate LXVI)
    Picus principalis
    Variant 2
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1829, on J Whatman watermark 1834, with narrow margins, pale light- and mat staining, surface soiling and creasing throughout, occasional foxing, several touched-in splits and tears in the image and at the sheet edges, occasional short tears and paper loss at the sheet edges, framed
    P. 38¼ x 26 in. (972 x 660 mm.)
    S. 39 7/8 x 26 5/8 in. (1013 x 676 mm.)


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