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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Spotted Grouse , Plate CLXXVI.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
533
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Spotted Grouse, Plate CLXXVI. [from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1833. Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching on double-elephant folio J. Whatman watermarked paper dated 1833, verso toned from a former framing, edges browned, some spotting to the sky, some greens faded, matted and framed, 38 x 25 1/2 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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Keywords

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

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