23 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 20,900
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)
A coot, moorhen and baillons crake
signed and dated 'A. Thorburn 1926.' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour with gum arabic heightened with bodycolour, on buff paper
11 x 8 in. (27.9 x 20.3 cm.)
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For a note on the artist see lot 26.
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