International Arts Print Online Auction

March 05, 2009

LOT 20

Lot 20

After John Webber (1750-1793)

After John Webber (1750-1793)
Lot 20 Details
After John Webber (1750-1793), British


Thirty-six etchings with letters by various engravers; each numbered in the plate
Together with:
one After William Alexander (1767-1816), British; and a chart of Islands To the Southward of Tchu-San by John Barrow. Unframed.
Sheet 23" x 17.4" — 58.4 x 44.2 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $480
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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After John Webber (1750-1793)
  • After John Webber (1750-1793)
  • After John Webber (1750-1793)
  • After John Webber (1750-1793)
  • After John Webber (1750-1793)
  • After John Webber (1750-1793)

John Webber was the commissioned artist for Captain James Cook’s third voyage (1776-1780). This folio of works is historically significant as it captures and documents life in territories of the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and Russia previously unrecorded.


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LOT 20

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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