SOLD! for $8,160.00.
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- Low Estimate: $2,000.00
- High Estimate: $2,500.00
- Realized: $8,160.00
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John James Audubon (1785-1851) hand-colored aquatint engraving with etching on wove paper, Great Northern Diver or Loon, plate #62. Robert Havell and Son, engravers, circa 1838. J. Whatman Turkey Mill watermark lower right edge. Housed in later stained wood molded frame. Sheet – 25 3/8" H x 37 1/2" W. Framed – 29 3/4 H x 41 1/2" W. Mid 19th century. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Water or adhesive stain lower right edge, 14" L, with 1/8" spot of foxing; scattered small losses to top and lower edges including a 1/4" tear, paper dry, brittle, and lightly faded/ toned. Label en verso states that it was cleaned and deacidified 1985 by paper conservator David Lloyd Swift and framed with cleaned, acid free 100% rag backing.