• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    King Duck (Plate CCLXXVI)
    Fuligula spectabilis

    Price Realised  

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    King Duck (Plate CCLXXVI)
    Fuligula spectabilis
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1835, on J Whatman watermark 1835, trimmed just within the platemark, light- and time staining, pale scattered foxing and occasional soft handling creases, a few short tears and minor paper losses in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 25½ x 38 in. (648 x 965 mm.)


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