Audubon, John James (1785-1851), Smew or White Nun, plate CCCXLVII from The Birds of America, engraved, printed, and hand-colored by Robert Havell, London, with Whatman 1836 watermark, 28 1/2 x 23 3/4 in., (toned throughout and with brittle paper, 1-inch right marginal tear and 2-inch piece broken from upper edge, and waterstain lower left, trimmed).  Estimate $1,000-1,500 ~ sold for $1,422.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851), Smew or White Nun, plate CCCXLVII from The Birds of America, engraved, printed, and hand-colored by Robert Havell, London, with Whatman 1836 watermark, 28 1/2 x 23 3/4 in., (toned throughout and with brittle paper, 1-inch right marginal tear and 2-inch piece broken from upper edge, and waterstain lower left, trimmed). Estimate $1,000-1,500 ~ sold for $1,422.

A Foggy Sky  John Frederick Kensett (American, Cheshire, Connecticut 1816–1872 New York)  Date: 1872

A Foggy Sky John Frederick Kensett (American, Cheshire, Connecticut 1816–1872 New York) Date: 1872

Samuel Halpert (American, 1884–1930). East River, 1913–14. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Dr. Wesley and Mrs. Carolyn M. Halpert, in honor of Olga Raggio, 1999 (1999.426) #newyork #nyc

Samuel Halpert (American, 1884–1930). East River, 1913–14. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Dr. Wesley and Mrs. Carolyn M. Halpert, in honor of Olga Raggio, 1999 (1999.426) #newyork #nyc

Winslow Homer  (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1836–1910 Prouts Neck, Maine), Palm Tree, Nassau, 1898. Watercolor and graphite on off-white wove paper, 21 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. (54.3 x 37.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Winslow Homer (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1836–1910 Prouts Neck, Maine), Palm Tree, Nassau, 1898. Watercolor and graphite on off-white wove paper, 21 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. (54.3 x 37.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Winslow Homer (American, 1836-1910). A Basket of Clams, 1873. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Arthur G. Altschul, 1995 (1995.378)

Winslow Homer (American, 1836-1910). A Basket of Clams, 1873. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Arthur G. Altschul, 1995 (1995.378)

Ewer with Sailing-ship Design, early 17th century. Turkey, Iznik. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1919 (19.67) #Olympics #London2012

Ewer with Sailing-ship Design, early 17th century. Turkey, Iznik. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1919 (19.67) #Olympics #London2012

Childe Hassam (American, 1859–1935). Surf, Isles of Shoals, 1913. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sheldon C. Sommers, 1996 (1996.382)

Childe Hassam (American, 1859–1935). Surf, Isles of Shoals, 1913. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sheldon C. Sommers, 1996 (1996.382)

Henry A. Papprill (British, 1817–1896). New York from the Steeple of St. Paul's Church, Looking East, South, and West, 1849. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954 (54.90.587) #newyork #nyc

Henry A. Papprill (British, 1817–1896). New York from the Steeple of St. Paul's Church, Looking East, South, and West, 1849. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954 (54.90.587) #newyork #nyc

Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1837–1907). The Grand Display of Fireworks and Illuminations at the Opening of the Great Suspension Bridge Between New York and Brooklyn on the Evening of May 24, 1883. View from New York Looking towards Brooklyn, 1883. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954 (54.90.779) #newyork #nyc

Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1837–1907). The Grand Display of Fireworks and Illuminations at the Opening of the Great Suspension Bridge Between New York and Brooklyn on the Evening of May 24, 1883. View from New York Looking towards Brooklyn, 1883. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954 (54.90.779) #newyork #nyc

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