• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 37

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Snow Goose (Plate CCCLXXXI)
    Anser hyperboreus

    Price Realised  

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Snow Goose (Plate CCCLXXXI)
    Anser hyperboreus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1837, on J Whatman, trimmed just within the platemark, the colors slightly attenuated (primarily the pink), pale light-, mat and time staining, occasional pale foxing and soft handling creases, a few short tears and minor losses in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 25¼ x 37¾ in. (641 x 959 mm.)


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