Lot 469: John James Audubon (American)
December 3, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851), The New York Historical Society Edition of Audubon's Fifty Best Watercolors from The Original Watercolors Preparatory for...Birds of America, Chicago, Oppenheimer Editions, 2006, limited edition, #26 of a total edition of 200, 50 color prints on archival cotton sheets, blindstamped with the NY Historical Society and Oppenheimer seals; verso with stamped limitation statement and signed by the President of the New York Historical Society, Louise Mirrer; each print enclosed in paper wraps (39 1/2 in. x 26 3/4 in.), in 5 cloth covered clam-shell cases with gilt-tooled leather titles, the whole presented in custom mahogany floor stand, total h. 45 1/2 in., w. 16 in., d. 36 1/2 in.