• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 38

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Brant Goose (Plate CCCXCI)
    Anser bernicla

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Brant Goose (Plate CCCXCI)
    Anser bernicla
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1837, on J Whatman watermark 1837, trimmed just within the platemark, the colors slightly attenuated, pale light-, mat and time staining, a few pale foxmarks and soft scuffs in places, occasional soft handling creases and surface soiling (primarily at the sheet edges), a few minute paper losses in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    S. 25½ x 38 in. (648 x 965 mm.)


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