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    Sale 2030

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 77

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Three-toed Woodpecker (Plate CXXXII)
    Picus tridactylus

    Price Realised  

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Three-toed Woodpecker (Plate CXXXII)
    Picus tridactylus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1832, on J Whatman watermark 1832, with full margins, light- and mat staining, occasional foxing throughout, several areas of reverse discoloration in places along the left and lower plate edge, rippling along the sheet edges, several short tears and paper losses along the left sheet edge, taped to the overmat along the reverse of the center upper sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 25¾ x 20¾ in. (654 x 527 mm.)
    S. 38 x 25 5/8 in. (965 x 651 mm.)


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