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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 252

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Trumpeter Swan (Plate CCCCVI)
    Cybnus buccinator

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Trumpeter Swan (Plate CCCCVI)
    Cybnus buccinator
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1838, on J Whatman watermark 1838, with narrow margins (trimmed), light-, mat, and time staining, surface soiling, occasional scuffs and very minor scratches throughout, several foxmarks (primarily visible in the sky and in the swan's neck, wing and margins), tears and paper loss at the upper corners and along the upper sheet edge (backed), occasional fingerprints in the margins, soiling, staining, foxmarks and pencil notations on the reverse, framed
    P. 24¼ x 37¼ in. (616 x 946 mm.)
    S. 25 5/8 x 38 1/8 in. (651 x 968 mm.)


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