The 2023 Fall Larsen Art Auction to be held Saturday October 21 beginning at 10:00 am.

John James Audubon American 1785-1851

Lot 230

Red Tailed Hawk, Male 1.F.2. (Falco Borealis), c. 1829

Vintage hand-colored copperplate engraving on fine wove cotton rag paper

37" x 26"

Signed in the plate John J.  Audubon F.R.S.E. F.L.S. M.W.S., lower left

$6,000 - $8,000

Titled in the plate, lower middle margin.  "No. 11." printed, upper left.  "51" printed, upper right.  Watermark, verso.  Plate 51 from the Havell edition of "Birds of  America," of which an estimated 175 to 200 full sets were produced.

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Engraved by R. Havell Jr.  Printed and colored by R. Havell Sr., London, 1829 with their copyright, lower right margin.  Published by the artist with their copyright, lower left margin.