November 5, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 2: Audubon Aquatint Engraving, Black-Billed Cuckoo(73 views)
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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Description: Black-Billed Cuckoo Plate 32. John James Audubon (1785 - 1851). First Edition Robert Havell Aquatint Engravings with Original Hand Color From Birds of America Double Elephant Folio. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. Excellent Condition. 24 1/2 x 36 1/2 inches sheet, 37 1/4 x 49 3/4 inches framed. Guidance: Bonhams, April 19, 2016 - $8,125. Mid-Hudson, November 21, 2015 - $6,250. The Virginia Magnolia, the flower that 18th-Century English explorers valued the most.
Artist or Maker: John James Audubon
Literature: Aquatint Engraving on Paper
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