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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 237

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Night Heron or Qua bird (CCXXXVI)
    Ardea nycticorax

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Night Heron or Qua bird (CCXXXVI)
    Ardea nycticorax
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1835, on wove paper, trimmed within the platemark on three sides, pale light-, mat and time staining, surface soiling, rippling and handling creases throughout, occasional stains and scuffs, short tears and paper loss in places along the upper sheet edge where previously bound, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 25 5/8 x 38.1.8 in. (651 x 968 mm.)


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