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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 258

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Winter Hawk (Plate 71)
    Circus hyemalis
    Variant 1

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Winter Hawk (Plate 71)
    Circus hyemalis
    Variant 1
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1829, on J Whatman, with margins, surface soiling, rippling throughout, a few creases at the sheet edges (extending into the image at left), otherwise in good condition, laid down to board, framed
    P. 25 x 36½ in (635 x 927 mm.)
    S. 25 3/8 x 38 in. (645 x 965 mm.)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Butler Institute of American Art Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund