• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 19

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Cayenne Tern (Plate CCLXXIII)
    Sterna Cayana

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Cayenne Tern (Plate CCLXXIII)
    Sterna Cayana
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1835, on J Whatman watermark 1835, with margins (very slightly trimmed), the colors slightly attenuated (primarily the pink and yellow), pale light-, mat and time staining, occasional pale foxing and surface soiling in the margins, a 1-in. tear at the upper right sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 14¾ x 20½ in. (375 x 521 mm.)
    S. 25½ x 38 in. (648 x 965 mm.)


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