• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    American Robin (Plate CXXXI)
    Turdus migratorius

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    American Robin (Plate CXXXI)
    Turdus migratorius
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1832, on J Whatman watermark 1834, trimmed just within the platemark, the colors slightly attenuated, pale light-, mat and time staining, occasional soft handling creases and pinpoint foxing, a few short tears, minute paper losses, and soft rubbing in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 37¾ x 25½ in. (959 x 648 mm.)


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