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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 255

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Burrowing Owl; Large-headed Burrowing Owl; Little Night Owl; Columbian Owl; and Short-eared owl (Plate CCCCXXXII)
    Strix cunicularia; Strix california; Strix noctua; Strix passerinoldes; and Strix brachyotis

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Burrowing Owl; Large-headed Burrowing Owl; Little Night Owl; Columbian Owl; and Short-eared owl (Plate CCCCXXXII)
    Strix cunicularia; Strix california; Strix noctua; Strix passerinoldes; and Strix brachyotis
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1838, on J Whatman, with full margins, a few minor scratches and occasional foxing, mat staining, surface soiling and pencil notations in the margins, several tears and paper loss at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 22 x 26 in. (559 x 660 mm.)
    S. 26 x 39¼ in. (660 x 997 mm.)


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