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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 250

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Red-breasted Merganser (Plate CCCCL)
    Mergus serrator

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Red-breasted Merganser (Plate CCCCL)
    Mergus serrator
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1838, on wove paper, trimmed within the platemark, the colors attenuated, surface soiling, occassional rubbing and scuffs, foxing and discoloration throughout, several touched-in areas at right, glue remains along the sheet edges, laid down to board, framed
    S. 25¼ x 37¾ in. (641 x 959 mm.)


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