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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 238

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Tufted Auk (Plate CCXLIX)
    Mormon cirrhatus
    Variant 1

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Tufted Auk (Plate CCXLIX)
    Mormon cirrhatus
    Variant 1
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1835, on J Whatman Turkey Mill watermark 1835, with margins, the colors slightly attenuated, light-, mat and time staining, minor surface soiling, occasional soft handling creases, scattered foxing, a few small touched-in areas (with associated discoloration), a few tears and minor losses at the margin edges (some backed), surface soiling, staining and foxing on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 14 3/8 x 19½ in. (365 x 495 mm.)
    S. 25½ x 38 in. (648 x 965 mm.)


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