• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 21

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Hutchins's Barnacle Goose (Plate CCLXXVII)
    Anser hutchinsii

    Price Realised  

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Hutchins's Barnacle Goose (Plate CCLXXVII)
    Anser hutchinsii
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1835, on J Whatman watermark 1836, with margins (very slightly trimmed), the colors slightly attenuated, the palest light- and time staining, occasional pale foxmarks and soft handling creases, a few short tears and minor paper losses in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 26 x 21 7/8 in. (660 x 556 mm.)
    S. 38¾ x 25 7/8 in. (984 x 657 mm.)


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