• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 3

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Stanley Hawk (Plate 36)
    Astur stanleii
    Variant 1

    Price Realised  

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Stanley Hawk (Plate 36)
    Astur stanleii
    Variant 1
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1828, on J Whatman Turkey Mill watermark 1828, trimmed just within the platemark on the upper and left sheet edges (slightly unevenly), the yellow slightly attenuated, occasional pinpoint foxing and soft handling creases, time staining, minor surface soiling and rubbing in places at the sheet edges, pale moisture staining and several short tears in places at the lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 38½ x 25¾ in. (978 x 654 mm.)


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