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Audubon Bien Edition, John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), "Brown Pelican," Plate 423, No. 12-1 from The Birds of America, No. 1, Chromolithography by Julius Bien (American, 1826-1909), printed by Roe Lockwood and Son, New York, 1860. Inscribed below image lower left "Drawn from Life by J.J. Audubon, F,R,S.F,L,S," upper left "No. 12-1", lower middle "Brown Pelican Pelecanus Fuscus Male Adult," lower right "Chromolithy. by J. Bien , New York 1860," upper right "Plate 423" to upper right. Framed approximately 52" x 39.5", sight approximately 37.5" x 25.75".


Edges have been trimmed down, sheet dimensions are approximately 39.5" x 26.25". Not laid down. Creasing to sheet, with large areas of foxing. Tears to edges, ranging from 0.5"-2", with some losses to edges of paper. Could benefit from cleaning and some conservation. No other visible signs of damage or repair. Prior to bidding, please consult the additional photos provided and ask all pertinent questions (i.e. condition, size, etc.). Packing and shipping is the responsibility of the buyer, please see our website for a list of shipping companies. For a condition report, please email Condition@AandOauctions.com. For additional photos, please email Photos@AandOauctions.com.

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Audubon, "Brown Pelican", Bien Edition

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Sep 24, 2017