11-18-2018 11-18-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3176B Boston
November 18, 2018 11:00AMCalender

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Belted Kingfisher , Plate 77.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3176B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2018 11:00AM


Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Belted Kingfisher, Plate 77. [from] The Birds of America, Edinburgh: Havell, 1831. Double elephant folio sheet, engraved and hand-colored, printed on wove paper with dated 1831 J. Whatman watermark, some spotting, slight rippling, color better in the birds than in the background (background faded), colors on the fish being swallowed faded, framed, 38 1/2 x 25 3/4 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

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Belted kingfisher, Birds in art, Culture, Faded, Foolscap folio, Havell family, Kingfisher, Paper, The Birds of America, Visual arts, Watermark, Wove paper