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    Sale 2030

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 80

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Brown Pelican (Plate CCCCXXI)
    Pelicanus puscus

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Brown Pelican (Plate CCCCXXI)
    Pelicanus puscus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1838, on J Whatman watermark 1838, trimmed within the platemark, surface soiling, occasional pale foxmarks throughout, a few short tears and minor losses along the upper sheet edge, pale time staining, offsetting on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 25½ x 35¾ in. (648 x 908 mm.)


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