• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 41

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    White-legged Oyster-catcher. Slender-billed Oyster-catcher (Plate CCCCXXVII)
    Hæmatopus bachmani. Hæmatopus townsendi

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    White-legged Oyster-catcher. Slender-billed Oyster-catcher (Plate CCCCXXVII)
    Hæmatopus bachmani. Hæmatopus townsendi
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1838, on J Whatman Turkey Mill watermark 1838, with margins (slightly trimmed), light-, mat and time staining, a few reverse foxmarks in the subject, occasional pale foxing and soft handling creases, a few short tears and minute paper losses in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 21½ x 27 1/8 in. (546 x 689 mm.)
    S. 25½ x 38 in. (648 x 965 mm.)


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