• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 47

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Canvas backed Duck (Plate CCCI)
    Fuligula vallisneria

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Canvas backed Duck (Plate CCCI)
    Fuligula vallisneria
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1836, on J Whatman, trimmed just within the platemark, the colors attenuated, light-, mat and time staining, surface soiling and foxing in places, minor paper losses and staining in places at the sheet edges, laid down to board, framed
    S. 25¼ x 38 in. (641 x 965 mm.)


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