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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2429
October 15, 2008 5:00PMCalender
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George Edwards, engraver (British, 1694-1773) Summer Duck of Catesby.

$89$75
Auction: Discovery - 2429 Location: Bolton Date / Time: October 16, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

George Edwards, engraver (British, 1694-1773)

Summer Duck of Catesby. Indistinctly signed and dated l.r. Hand-colored copperplate engraving on laid paper, from A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, and of Some Other Rare and Undescribed Animals, Quadrupeds, Reptiles, Fishes, Insects, Etc., Vol. 2, plate 101, published by The College of Physicians, London, c. 1843, 11 3/8 x 8 3/4 in., in a later wood frame. Condition: Minor toning and foxing, edges trimmed.
Estimate $150-250

no plate marks visible, not laid down.

Keywords

George Edwards, London, College of Physicians, Book collecting, Engraving, Printmaking