• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 32

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Marsh Hawk (Plate CCCLVI)
    Falco cyaneus

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Marsh Hawk (Plate CCCLVI)
    Falco cyaneus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1837, on J Whatman watermark 1837, trimmed just within the platemark, the palest light- and time staining, minor scuffing to the tail feathers of the adult male, occasional foxing and soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 38¼ x 25 3/8 in. (972 x 645 mm.)


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