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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 226

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Columbia Jay (Plate 96)
    Garrulus ultramarinus

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Columbia Jay (Plate 96)
    Garrulus ultramarinus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1830, on J Whatman watermark 1830, trimmed within the platemark, soft handling creases, minor rippling throughout, a hard horizontal crease across the center of the image (with associated splitting), occasional scuffs, scratches, soiling and foxing, mat and time staining, occasional tears at the sheet edges (a few touched in), framed
    S. 38¾ x 25½ in. (984 x 648 mm.)


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