Audubon studio proof, $85,400, Leslie Hindman

Audubon studio proof, $85,400, Leslie Hindman

Audubon studio proof, $85,400, Leslie Hindman

Audubon studio proof, $85,400, Leslie Hindman
Audubon studio proof, $85,400, Leslie Hindman
A rare studio proof of The Great Blue Heron (Plate CCXI), by the renowned illustrator James Audubon, sold for $85,400 at a Fine Books and Manuscripts Auction held August 8 by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, IL. Also, a small watercolor of a chipmunk, likely an early study attributed to Audubon, scampered off for $10,370; and Nicolay and Hay’s Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, bound by the Monterey Hill Bindery and embellished with 142 autographed letters and documents made $54,900. Prices include a 22 percent buyer’s premium.

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