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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 263

    ROBERT JOHN THORNTON

    The Night-Blooming Cereus, from The Temple of Flora

    Price Realised  

    ROBERT JOHN THORNTON
    The Night-Blooming Cereus, from The Temple of Flora
    engraving with mezzotint, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1800, on H Smith, with margins (trimmed unevenly on two sides), minor surface soiling, occasional minor scuffs, mat and time staining, a few foxmarks on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 19 1/8 x 14¼ in. (486 x 362 mm.)
    S. 22½ x 18¼ in. (572 x 464 mm.)


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