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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 248

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Cock of the Plains (Plate CCCLXXI)
    Tetrao urophasianus

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Cock of the Plains (Plate CCCLXXI)
    Tetrao urophasianus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1837, on J Whatman watermark 1837, trimmed within the platemark, the colors slightly attenuated, pale light-, mat and time staining, minor surface soiling, scattered foxing, pale stains and soft handling creases, occasional nicks and slight paper losses at the upper corners and along the upper sheet edge (backed), offsetting, mat staining, soiling and foxing on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 25½ x 38 1/8 in. (648 x 968 mm.)


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