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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 235

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Little Owl (Plate CXCIX)
    Strix acadica

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Little Owl (Plate CXCIX)
    Strix acadica
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1834, on J Whatman watermark 1835, with full margins, minor surface soiling, pale mat staining, rippling and soft handling creases throughout, several short tears at the margin edges (occasionally with minor paper loss), old tape remains at the upper right margin edge (with associated staining), otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 19½ x 12¼ in. (495 x 311 mm.)
    S. 39½ x 26¾ in. (1003 x 680 mm.)


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