• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 46

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Herring Gull (Plate CCXCI)
    Larus argentatus

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Herring Gull (Plate CCXCI)
    Larus argentatus
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1836, on J Whatman watermark 1836, trimmed just within the platemark, the colors slightly attenuated, light- and time staining, scattered pale foxmarks and occasional soft handling creases, several soft scratches in the center subject, short tears and minute paper losses in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition
    S. 37 7/8 x 25 in. (962 x 635 mm.)


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