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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Canada Otter , Plate CXXII.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Canada Otter, Plate CXXII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1847. Imperial folio-format hand-colored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting a large male otter in profile on the bank of a body of water, baring his teeth; edge toning and darkening, chips to corners, 27 x 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900


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Audubon, Birdwatchers, Human behavior, John James Audubon, Visual arts

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