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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 246

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Long-tailed or Dusky Grous (Plate CCCLXL)
    Tetrao obscurus

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Long-tailed or Dusky Grous (Plate CCCLXL)
    Tetrao obscurus
    engraving with etching, aqautint and hand-coloring, 1837, on wove paper, trimmed within the platemark, the colors attenuated, light-, mat and time staining, surface soiling, scattered foxing and handling creases, occasional scuffing and rubbing, a few small accretions, a few backed tears and minor losses in places at the sheet edges, a repaired loss at the upper left corner, framed
    S. 25 x 37½ in. (635 x 853 mm.)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.