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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 230

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Goshawk and Stanley Hawk (Plate CXLI)
    Falco palumbarius and Falco stanleii

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Goshawk and Stanley Hawk (Plate CXLI)
    Falco palumbarius and Falco stanleii
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1832, on wove paper, trimmed unevenly (the platemark only partially visible), pale light-, mat and time staining, minor surface soiling, occasional pale foxing and soft creasing, stronger creasing and repaired losses at the upper right corner, a few short tears in places at the sheet edges, hinge remains in places at the reverse of the upper and left sheet edges (showing through), otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 38 3/8 x 25 3/8 in. (975 x 645 mm.)


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