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Mallard Duck. Anas Boschas, Linn. 1. Male. 2. Female. Plate 385.

  • ARTIST: John James Audubon

  • PUBLISHER: Published by J. Bien, New York, 1859.

  • MEDIUM: Chromolithograph,

    DATE: 1859.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 26 7/16 x 39" (67.2 x 99.1 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: One of the great images produced by Audubon.<br><br> Julius Bien issued many Audubon "plates", transferred onto stone from the original copper plates engraved by Havell for BIRDS OF AMERICA. The Bien edition was published between 1858-1860, when the onset of the Civil War interrupted production.<br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: A vibrant example.

  • CONDITION: Good condition. Two short tears lower right title margin. One into the foot of the duck and one in the right edge approximately 1 1/2" into image. Professionally repaired.