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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 262

    ROBERT JOHN THORNTON (1768-1837)

    The Superb Lily, from The Temple of Flora

    Price Realised  

    ROBERT JOHN THORNTON (1768-1837)
    The Superb Lily, from The Temple of Flora
    engraving with mezzotint, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1799, on J Whatman, with margins, surface soiling, a few minor scuffs, mat and time staining, the paper slightly split at the platemark, adhesive remains and pencil notations in places along the extreme margin edges, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 18¾ x 13¾ in. (476 x 349 mm.)
    S. 21 7/8 x 17¼ in. (556 x 438 mm.)


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