Lot 214
after John James Audubon (American, 1785–1851), Razor-Billed Auk and Puffin, Bien Edition, Double Plate
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
An intact double-plated sheet with two chromolithographs, Bien Edition of Audubon's Birds of America, Julius Bien, New York, 1860, to include Plate 454 "Puffin" and Plate 466 "Razor-Billed Auk," double-elephant folio, matted and framed.

Sight size 35 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.; Frame dimensions 41 3/4 x 27 1/2 in.

From the Collection of the late Sue Tucker Briggs, Raleigh, North Carolina

Intact double-plated sheets such as the work offered here are quite rare.

Some scattered creases, toning, and few spots; what appears to be a repaired tear (possible crease) between margins; small margin tear at right edge; not examined out of frame.

$1,000 - 3,000