• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 48

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Havell's Tern. Trudeau's Tern (Plate CCCCIX)
    Sterna havelli. Sterna trudeaui

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    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Havell's Tern. Trudeau's Tern (Plate CCCCIX)
    Sterna havelli. Sterna trudeaui
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1838, on J Whatman watermark 1837, with margins (slightly trimmed), the colors slightly attenuated, light- and time staining, pale scattered foxing and soft handling creases in places, short tears and paper losses in places at the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition
    P. 15¼ x 24¾ in. (387 x 629 mm.)
    S. 24¾ x 38 in. (629 x 965 mm.)


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