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European and American Schools, 18th/19th Century, Seven Framed Prints: Five Birds of Prey including two by George Edwards (British, 169

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
385
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

European and American Schools, 18th/19th Century

Seven Framed Prints: Five Birds of Prey including two by George Edwards (British, 1694-1773); J & E Gould (British, 19th CenturyAmerican Cuckoo; and Jean-Baptiste Audebert (French, 1759-1800), Le Galeopitheque varie (Flying Lemur)
Signed and identified in the plates.
Etchings, engravings, and lithographs, sight sizes to 20 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. (52.0 x 35.0 cm), two presented in a single frame.
Condition: Toning, not examined out of frames.
Estimate $200-300

This lot contains seven prints presented in six frames.

The five birds of prey prints include:
Johann Lebrecht Reinold, "The doubful hawk and the tufted goshawk."
George Edwards," Falco niger, Americanus" and "Falco Ameicanus maculatus"
Two plates from U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Survey in a single frame (United States Pacific Rail Road Expedition and Survey)



The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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George Edwards, Jean-Baptiste Audebert, Lemur

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