• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 14

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Barn Owl (Plate CLXXI)
    Strix flammea

    Price Realised  

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Barn Owl (Plate CLXXI)
    Strix flammea
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 18337, on J Whatman, trimmed within the platemark (slightly unevenly in places), the palest light-staining, surface soiling and rubbing in places at the sheet edges, a 3-in. moisture stain at the lower right sheet edge, a few unobtrusive touched-in areas on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 37¾ x 24 7/8 in. (959 x 632 mm.)


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