• Sporting Art, Wildlife and Dog auction at Christies

    Sale 5983

    Sporting Art, Wildlife and Dogs

    11 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    Sir Peter Markham Scott (1909-1989)

    Pinkfeet swinging round their chosen wheat field; Pinkfeet settling just over the sea wall; Shelducks in flight; and Velvet scoters

    Price Realised  

    Sir Peter Markham Scott (1909-1989)
    Pinkfeet swinging round their chosen wheat field; Pinkfeet settling just over the sea wall; Shelducks in flight; and Velvet scoters
    the first signed 'PETER SCOTT' (lower left) and inscribed 'PINKFEET SWINGING ROUND THEIR CHOSEN/WHEAT FIELD' (on the reverse); the second signed and dated 'Peter Scott. 1936.' (lower right) and inscribed 'No.49/PINK FEET SETTLING JUST OVER/THE SEAWALL/BY THE TREE/THEY'VE/CUT DOWN/THE TREE/NOW AND THE/GEESE/DON'T SETTLE/THERE MUCH' (on the reverse); the third signed and dated 'Peter Scott. 1936.' (lower left) and the fourth signed and dated 'Peter Scott. 1954' (lower right) and inscribed 'VELVET SCOTERS/22Q/10½ X 8' (on the reverse)
    oil on board
    7 7/8 x 10½ in. (20 x 26.7 cm.)
    a set of four (4)


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