14 July 1998
Mildred Anne Butler, R.W.S. (1858-1941)
'Chucked; Green Eyed Jealousy': Ravens amongst trees
signed 'Mildred A. Butler' (lower right), signed, inscribed and dated 'Easter (?) 1894 R.W.S.Election (?) M A. Butler Kilmurry 'Chucked' 'Green Eyed Jealousy'' (on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of white and gum arabic, on Turnbull card
38 x 25 in. (97.9 x 65.6 cm.)
The Cadogan family.
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Please note that the birds depicted in this watercolour are rooks, not ravens.
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