• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 40

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Rough-legged Falcon (Plate CCCCXXII)
    Buteo lagopus

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Rough-legged Falcon (Plate CCCCXXII)
    Buteo lagopus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1838, with hand-coloring, on J Whatman, with margins (very slightly trimmed), the colors very slightly attenuated, pale light-, mat and time staining, a few pale pinpoint foxmarks and minor surface soiling, a few short tears and minor tape remains in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 28½ x 25¾ in. (724 x 654 mm.)
    S. 38 x 25½ in. (965 x 648 mm.)


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