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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 233

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Barn Owl (Plate CLXXI)
    Strix flammea

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Barn Owl (Plate CLXXI)
    Strix flammea
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1833, on J Whatman Turkey Mill, trimmed within the platemark, surface soiling, soft handling creases throughout, a diagonal printing crease at upper right (at the outstretched wing in the sky), mat and time staining, occasional nicks, tears and creases at the sheet edges, surface soiling on the reverse, framed
    S. 37¾ x 25 in. (959 x 635 mm.)


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