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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 227

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Mottled Owl (Plate 97)
    Strix asio
    Variant 1

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Mottled Owl (Plate 97)
    Strix asio
    Variant 1
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1830, on J Whatman watermark 1830, with margins (slightly uneven), pale light-, mat and time staining, surface soiling, occasional soft handling creases, scattered foxing, pale staining in the margins, three repaired losses at the upper margin edge, mat staining and scattered foxing on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 26 x 20 5/8 in. (660 x 524 mm.)
    S. 31½ x 24 3/8 in. (800 x 619 mm.)


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