• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 11

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Goshawk. Stanley Hawk (Plate CXLI)
    Falco palumbarius. Falco stanleii

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Goshawk. Stanley Hawk (Plate CXLI)
    Falco palumbarius. Falco stanleii
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1834, on J Whatman watermark 1834, with very narrow margins (trimmed just within the platemark at the lower and right sheet edges), the colors attenuated, light-, mat and time staining, occasional foxing and soft handling creases, a few minute paper losses and short tears in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 38 x 25½ in. (965 x 648 mm.)


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