Dec 08, 2016 - Sale 2434

Sale 2434 - Lot 293

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Passenger Pigeon. Plate LXII. [Variant 2.] Uncolored aquatint and engraved plate from Audubon's Birds of America, on wove paper watermarked: "JWhatman 1834." 39 3/4x26 1/2 inches sheet size, unusually wide margins with untrimmed deckle edges; lightly toned with a minimal amount of foxing, two 3/4-inch tears lower at edge. London: Robert Havell, [1829]

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This extinct bird is one of Audubon's most enduring compositions from his double elephant folio; here in an anomalous uncolored state.