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    Sale 7555

    Scottish Art The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

    23 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 68

    Colin W. Burns (b. 1944)

    Woodcock in the snow

    Price Realised  


    Colin W. Burns (b. 1944)
    Woodcock in the snow
    signed '-Colin Burns-' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    10 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (25.8 x 30.8 cm.)

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    Pre-Lot Text

    COLIN W. BURNS (b. 1944)
    (Lots 68 - 72)

    Colin Burn's work covers a wide spectrum and includes landscape, sporting art and natural history subjects. He has been represented in a wide range of Christie's auctions in London and New York over the past fifteen years and in the previous twenty-five years has held seven one-man exhibitions in London. His work is keenly sought after and is represented in many important private collections in both Europe and America.