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Lot 011318
JOHN JAMES AUDUBON, CHROMOLITH, BLUE CRANE OR HERON 1860 H 19" W 28.5" :Chromolith by J. Bien, New York, 1860. "Ardea Coerulea", 1. Adult male spring plumage 2. Young second year. View near Charlestone, (sic) S. C. Plate 372, No 13 - 4. Visible paper size 21 1/4" x 29 1/4". Frame size 29" x 37". The Philadelphia Print Shop certification is on verso of framing.


There are multiple areas of foxing, especially in the sky line. There is also foxing on the matte. TW 1-10-19 The print is tabbed at the top. The print is NOT laid down. The sheet size is length 34 1/2" and height 25 3/4". The sheet is yellowed from age. The sheet has a slight crimp in the lower left corner, approx 1/8" in size. At the lower right corner there is a slight crimp and a lengthwise tear at the very edge approx 3/4" in size. The matte covers both when in place. The areas that are covered by the matte have foxing. TW 1-16-19

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Estimate $300 - $500Jan 19, 2019