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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Downy Woodpecker , Plate CXII.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
519
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Downy Woodpecker, Plate CXII. [from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838. Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching on double-elephant folio, matted and framed, faded, with almost complete loss of reds, 27 x 21 1/4 in. sight.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

London, Aquatint, Audubon, Birds in art, Birds of America, Communication design, Downey, Downy woodpecker, Etching, Havell family, Printmaking, The Birds of America, Visual arts

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