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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 231

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    American Crow (Plate CLVI)
    Corvus americanus
    Variant 1

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    American Crow (Plate CLVI)
    Corvus americanus
    Variant 1
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1833, on J Whatman watermark 1833, trimmed unevenly (the platemark only partially visible), light-, mat and time staining, irregular staining throughout, minor surface soiling, pale scattered foxing, occasional soft handling creases, minor rubbing and scuffing in places, a few touched-in areas, a few tears and minor losses in places at the sheet edges (some backed), rippling at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 38 1/8 x 25 3/8 in. (968 x 645 mm.)


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