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Edward Lear, Great Auk

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LEAR, Edward (1812 - 1888). Watercolor and ink on paper. 1831. "Signed and dated E. Lear 1831." 21 x 14 1/2 inches. Retail price: $330,000. Original watercolor serving as the model for the engraved plate #82 in Prideaux John Selby's Illustrations of British Ornithology.

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Estimate $100,000 – $125,000
Starting Bid $50,000
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