JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (American, 1785-1851) “GEOMYS DOUGLASSII/COLUMBIA POUCHED RAT”.
Hand colored lithograph Housed in a wood frame with green mat under glass Plate No. 21/CV, from “The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America”, New York: J.J. Audubon and the Revd. John Bachman, 1847. Inscribed lower left “Drawn from Nature by J.W. Audubon” and lower right “Lith, Printed & Col. by J.T. Bowen, Philad. 1846″ SIZE: Sight: 19-1/2″ x 25-3/4”. Overall: 27-3/4″ x 33-1/2″ CONDITION: The print is in good condition with no signs of foxmarks or tears. Small area of discoloration lower right in margin. The paper is sealed between a layer of cardboard and the front mat, making it impossible to examine out of frame, therefore, the watermark is not visible. 49892-2 (1,000-1,500) – Lot 1200
Auction: Fine Art, Asian & Antiques - Winter 2016
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