• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 29

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Shoveller Duck (Plate CCCXXVII)
    Anas clypeata

    Price Realised  

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Shoveller Duck (Plate CCCXXVII)
    Anas clypeata
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1836, on J Whatman Turkey Mill watermark 1838, with margins (very slightly trimmed), the colors slightly attenuated, the palest light-, mat and time staining, occasional pinpoint foxing and soft handling creases, a few paper losses and short tears in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 21 x 30¼ in. (533 x 768 mm.)
    S. 25 3/8 x 37 7/8 in. (645 x 962 mm.)


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