• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 18

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Common Cormorant (Plate CCLXVI)
    Phalacrocorax carbo

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Common Cormorant (Plate CCLXVI)
    Phalacrocorax carbo
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1835, on J Whatman watermark 1835, trimmed just within the platemark, the colors slightly attenuated (primarily in the yellow), pale light- and time staining, occasional pale foxing, soft scratches and unobtrusive handling creases in places, minor surface soiling and a few short tears in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 25 5/8 x 38 in. (651 x 965 mm.)


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