• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 24

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Ivory Gull (Plate CCLXXXVII)
    Larus eburneus

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Ivory Gull (Plate CCLXXXVII)
    Larus eburneus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1835, on J Whatman watermark 1836, with margins (very slightly trimmed), the colors slightly attenuated, pale light-, mat and time staining, a few pinpoint foxmarks and soft handling creases, occasional pale staining and surface soiling in the margins, short tears and minor paper losses in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 20 5/8 x 30 1/8 in. (524 x 765 mm.)
    S. 25 3/8 x 37 7/8 in. (645 x 962 mm.)


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