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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2865B Boston
November 15, 2015 11:00 AMCalender
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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Great Horned Owl, Plate 61.

$12,300$10,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2865B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Great Horned Owl, Plate 61. [from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838.
Double elephant folio sheet, hand-colored copperplate engraving, J. Whatman watermark, 1829; framed; wrinkled in bottom left corner; diagonal fold in lower right corner, crossing the end of the lower branch, 38 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.

Provenance: From the Estate of Samuel Parkman Shaw, Jr., Brookline, Massachusetts.
Estimate $10,000-12,000

Bottom left corner is slightly wrinkled from settling in the frame; diagonal crease in the lower right corner; faint water stain in the right margin.


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Samuel Parkman Shaw , Jr., Brookline, London