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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Bos Americanus, American Bison or Buffalo, Plate LVII.

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3245T
Lot:
1219
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Bos Americanus, American Bison or Buffalo, Plate LVII. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1845. Folio hand-finished chromolithograph on wove paper from The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, depicting the family group, with female crouching in the foreground, flanked by her offspring, an adult male behind her, and the rest of the herd grazing on rolling mountains in the background; the sheet evenly toned to an ivory color, matted and framed, 26 1/4 x 21 in. (sight), not examined out of frame.
Estimate $12,000-18,000


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Bos Americanus, Philadelphia, American bison, American Old West, Audubon, Beef, Bison, Bos, Fauna of the Western United States, Livestock, Mammals, Native American cuisine, Regions of the United States, Western United States

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