23 May 2008
Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)
A coot, moorhen and baillons crake
signed and dated 'A. Thorburn 1926.' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour with gum arabic heightened with bodycolour, on buff paper
11 x 8 in. (27.9 x 20.3 cm.)
with The Tryon Gallery, London.
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