Lot 438 - [Prints] Audubon, John James

[Prints] Audubon, John James
American White Pelican

London: R. Havell, 1836. Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching. Engraved by R. Havell after J.J. Audubon’s watercolor. Sheet size 37 3/8 x 24 5/8 in. (950 x 625mm). Trimmed within plate mark, plate number trimmed away, bottom of title caption, “Adult Male” shaved, small spotting at the upper left color background, but image otherwise clean and attractive. On J. Whatman watermarked paper, dated 1838. In frame.

[Audubon, John James, The Birds of America, London, 1827-1838, plate CCCI, current name American White Pelican]

Sold for $62,500
Estimated at $50,000 - $80,000


 

London: R. Havell, 1836. Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching. Engraved by R. Havell after J.J. Audubon’s watercolor. Sheet size 37 3/8 x 24 5/8 in. (950 x 625mm). Trimmed within plate mark, plate number trimmed away, bottom of title caption, “Adult Male” shaved, small spotting at the upper left color background, but image otherwise clean and attractive. On J. Whatman watermarked paper, dated 1838. In frame.

[Audubon, John James, The Birds of America, London, 1827-1838, plate CCCI, current name American White Pelican]

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