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    Sale 2030

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 79

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Scarlet Ibis (Plate CCCXCVII)
    Ibis rubra

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Scarlet Ibis (Plate CCCXCVII)
    Ibis rubra
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1837, on J Whatman, with margins, surface soiling and occasional foxmarks throughout, two pale stains in the lower margins, time staining, laid down to board, framed
    P. 21½ x 29 5/8 in. (546 x 753 mm.)
    S. 25 3/8 x 38 in. (645 x 965 mm.)


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