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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 239

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Arctic Tern (Plate CCL)
    Sterna Arctica

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Arctic Tern (Plate CCL)
    Sterna Arctica
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1835, on J Whatman watermark 1834, with wide margins, pale light-, mat and time staining, irregular staining in the margins, minor surface soiling, pale scattered foxing, occasional soft handling creases, a few short tears and hinge and glue remains at the extreme margin edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 19 3/8 x 12¼ in. (492 x 311 mm.)
    S. 38 1/8 x 25 3/8 in. (968 x 645 mm.)


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