• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Scolopaceus Courlan (Plate CCCLXXVII)
    Aramus scolopaceus

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Scolopaceus Courlan (Plate CCCLXXVII)
    Aramus scolopaceus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1837, on J Whatman watermark 1837, with margins (very slightly trimmed), the colors slightly attenuated, the palest light- and time staining, a few pale pinpoint foxmarks and soft handling creases in places, a few short tears in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 21 x 33¼ in. (533 x 845 mm.)
    S. 26 x 39 in. (660 x 991 mm.)


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