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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Say's Squirrel , Plate LXXXIX.

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
346
Sold for:
$369

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Say's Squirrel, Plate LXXXIX. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844.
Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, good color, the sheet lightly toned, faint water stain to left margin, framed, 26 1/2 x 20 3/4 in.
The two red squirrels dominate the foreground, pausing at the foot of a hickory tree; the mark of humans is all around, a small log cabin sits in a field of newly cut stumps.
Estimate $500-700


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