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John James Audubon
American (1785-1851)

Downy Woodpecker (1834)

$1,000-$1,500

Price Realized: $4,125
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copperplate engraving with aquatint and original hand-coloring on J. Whatman Turkey Mill paper
plate: 25 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches
sight: 28 x 22 7/8 inches

frame dimensions: 43 1/2 x 33 1/2 x 2 inches
gilded wood frame, museum glazing

full sheet intact measuring 38 7/8 x 25 1/2 inches. evidence of formerly being bound apparent

Paper bears ‘ J. Whatman Turkey Mill 1834’ watermark

from a private New York collection

very good condition, slight foxing at lower left and pinpoint at bottom center, some soiling at edges of plate impression, matburn outside of plate impression

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