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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Sharp-shinned Hawk , Plate CCCLXXIV.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
445
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Sharp-shinned Hawk, Plate CCCLXXIV. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838.
Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, no watermark in the sheet, edge chipping, three creases entering from the two vertical side, each ending near the image, spotting in upper right margin, and just above the top left corner of the plate mark, the sheet an even ivory, with the mat and frame separate, currently housed in a print sleeve, 38 3/4 x 25 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-2,000


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