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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 244

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    American White Pelican (Plate CCCXI)
    Pelicanus americanus

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    American White Pelican (Plate CCCXI)
    Pelicanus americanus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1836, on wove paper, trimmed within the platemark (slightly uneven), the colors attenuated, pale light-, mat and time staining, minor surface soiling, occasional soft scuffing and handling creases, a few pale foxmarks, tape and glue remains at the extreme lower right edge and in places at the reverse of the sheet edges (occasional associated staining), otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 38 1/8 x 25¼ in. (968 x 641 mm.)


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