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Spring Americana, Paintings and Maritime Art

April 6 - April 8, 2017

Lot #1291
DepartmentPrints
Sold For$65,000.00(hammer price)
 $78,000.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 28, 2017

Description

JOHN JOSEPH AUDUBON ELEPHANT FOLIO CAROLINA PARROT"
No. 6, Plate XXVI. "Psittacus Carolinensis, Linn, Males.1. Females.2 Young.3. Cockle-bur Xanthium strumarium." Marked lower left "Drawn from nature & published by John J. Audubon F, R, S F, L, S,". Marked lower right "Engraved, Printed, & Coloured by R. Havell." Paper with Whatman watermark. 37.75" x 24.75" sight. Framed 47.5" x 28.5".
Provenance:
A Cape Cod, Massachusetts Estate.
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Condition

Examined out of frame: Slight mat burn to extreme edges, darker on reverse, less evident on facing side. Very slight spotting. Overall sheet size: 38 x 25". Plateline 33" x 23.75". Left margin .75" Top margin 2.75". Lower margin 2". Right margin 5/8". Small check to paper at top right. Watermark: "J. Whatman 1831"."

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