• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 8

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Coumbia Jay (Plate 96)
    Garrulus ultramarinus
    Variant 1

    Price Realised  

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Coumbia Jay (Plate 96)
    Garrulus ultramarinus
    Variant 1
    engraving with etching and aquatint in colors, circa 1830, with hand-coloring, on J Whatman watermark 1830, with narrow margins, the colors slightly attenuated (primarily the green and yellow), the palest mat and time staining, occasional pale foxing and soft handling creases, minor surface soiling and rubbing in places at the sheet edges, a few unobtrusive touched-in areas on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 38¼ x 25¼ in. (972 x 641 mm.)
    S. 38¾ x 25¾ in. (984 x 654 mm.)


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