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Auction 92, Lot 401

"Great Horned-Owl", Audubon, J. J.

Subject: Birds

Period: 1856 (circa)

Publication: Birds of North America, 2nd Octavo ed.

Color: Printed Color

5.1 x 7.5 inches
13 x 19.1 cm

Pair of magnificent owls perched on branches. In this edition, issued by the family after Audubon’s death, a pleasant background has been added to make the images more handsome than the first edition. Tinted lithograph with original hand-colored finishing by the firm of Thomas Bowen.


Condition: A

Small stain near title, else fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/13/2000