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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    Calcutta School, circa 1810

    An Asian Paradise-Flycatcher, Terpsiphone paradisi. Male.

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    Calcutta School, circa 1810
    An Asian Paradise-Flycatcher, Terpsiphone paradisi. Male.
    with inscription 'Shah Bulbull [sic]. See Folios 47. 86. &. 87.' (lower right) and with a further inscription 'Female' (upper centre)
    pen and black and grey ink, watercolour and bodycolour with gum arabic, watermark Strasburg Lily
    17¾ x 12 in. (45.1 x 30.5 cm.)


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    The Asian Paradise-Flycatcher is found mainly in open forests, woodlands, gardens and mangroves in southern Asia.

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