March 11, 2017 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Audubon Double-Elephant Folio Hand-Colored Engraving, Great American Hen & Young, Engraved by W.H. Lizars

John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851). Framed engraving titled Great American Hen & Young / Vulgo, Female Wild Turkey, Melleagris Gallapavo, l.c., hand-colored by Havell, credit to Audubon l.l., credit to Lizars l.r., inscribed Plate VI. No. 11 u.c., 1827 watermark, most likely partial Whatman watermark; 25.75 x 38.5 in. (sheet size).

 

Condition:

Toned. Trimmed very close to plate mark and even into plate, on the right. Not laid down but there is glue and tape residue on the reverse of the sheet. Horizontal tear (repaired with tape on reverse) from left margin. 

Starting Price: $5,000
Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000
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