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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 225

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Republican Cliff Swallow (Plate 68)
    Hirundo fulva
    Variant 1

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Republican Cliff Swallow (Plate 68)
    Hirundo fulva
    Variant 1
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1829, on wove paper, with wide margins, pale light-, mat and time staining, minor surface soiling, a few pale scattered foxmarks, occasional soft handling creases, scuffing and rubbing along the margin edges (with associated discoloration), two 1½-in. losses at the upper sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 19½ x 12¼ in. (495 x 311 mm.)
    S. 25 3/8 x 19 in. (645 x 483 mm.)


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    Provenance

    F.P. Garvan (Lugt 1041a)