Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)
Mallard in a winter landscape
signed 'Archibald Thorburn.1901.' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with white and with scratching out
17 x 30 in. (43.2 x 76.8 cm.)
A similar watercolour of mallard and teal on a frozen lake, dated 1900, was sold at Christie's, 15 March 1994, lot 69 (24,150).