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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 245

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Roseate Spoonbill (Plate CCCXXI)
    Platalea ajaja

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Roseate Spoonbill (Plate CCCXXI)
    Platalea ajaja
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1836, on J Whatman watermark 1836, trimmed within the platemark, the colors attenuated, light-, mat and time staining, minor surface soiling, occasional soft handling creases, pale scattered foxing, a few short tears and minor losses in places at the sheet edges, framed
    S. 25¼ x 38 in. (641 x 965 mm.)


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