• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Golden-winged Woodpecker (Plate XXXVII)
    Picus auratus
    Variant 2

    Price Realised  

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Golden-winged Woodpecker (Plate XXXVII)
    Picus auratus
    Variant 2
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1832, on J Whatman watermark 1832, with margins (slightly trimmed), the colors slightly attenuated (primarily the yellow), pale light-, mat and time staining, occasional pinpoint foxing and soft handling creases, very minor rubbing at the lower right sheet corner, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 25 7/8 x 20¾ in. (657 x 527 mm.)
    S. 38 x 24 5/8 in. (965 x 626 mm.)


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