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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 251

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    American Ptarmigan and White-tailed Grouse (Plate CCCCXVIII)
    Tetrao mutus and Tetrao Leucurus

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    American Ptarmigan and White-tailed Grouse (Plate CCCCXVIII)
    Tetrao mutus and Tetrao Leucurus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1838, on J Whatman watermark 1838, with full margins, surface soiling, occasional spots of stray watercolor, mat and time staining, a coffee-colored stain in the upper right margin, a tear at the upper sheet edge (with associated paper loss), glue remains along the reverse of the upper sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 16¾ x 23 in. (426 x 584 mm.)
    S. 25 x 38 in. (635 x 965 mm.)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.