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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 249

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Sharp-tailed Grous (Plate CCCLXXXII)
    Tetrao phasianellus

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Sharp-tailed Grous (Plate CCCLXXXII)
    Tetrao phasianellus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1837, on J Whatman watermark 1837, with full margins, pale light-, mat and time staining, surface soiling, occasional foxing and reverse foxing throughout, a few minor scratches, rubbing at the lower plate edge, uneven staining in the margins, a small repaired tear at the lower right corner, framed
    P. 21¾ x 29¾ in. (553 x 756 mm.)
    S. 25½ x 38¼ in. (648 x 972 mm.)


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