• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 34

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Common Buzzard (Plate CCCLXXII)
    Buteo vulgaris

    Price Realised  

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Common Buzzard (Plate CCCLXXII)
    Buteo vulgaris
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1837, on J Whatman watermark 1837, with margins (very slightly trimmed), the colors very slightly attenuated, pale light- and time staining, occasional pale foxing and minor surface soiling (primarily in the margins), otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 27¼ x 23½ in. (692 x 597 mm.)
    S. 38 x 25 3/8 in. (965 x 645 mm.)


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