17 - 18 January 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE EDWARD AND CAROL VALENTINE COLLECTION, SOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF GANNA WALSKA LOTUSLAND, SANTA BARBARA
This lot is offered without a reserve
AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785-1851)
BY ROBERT HAVELL (1793-1878)
The Bird of Washington or Great American Sea Eagle (Plate 11)
engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, circa 1830, on J Whatman, trimmed to the platemark, light- and time staining, surface soiling, brown spots and stains throughout, a few tears (one repaired), occasional nicks and creasing along the sheet edges, framed
S. 37¾ x 24 5/8 in. (959 x 626 mm.)
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