28 September 2010
Property from the Estates of Roger Tory Peterson and Virginia Marie Peterson
Roger Tory Peterson (1908-1996)
bears the artist's stamp (on the backing board)
gouache, watercolor, pencil and ink on paperboard
15 x 9 in. (38.1 x 22.9 cm.)
Virginia Marie Peterson, wife of the above.
By descent to the present owners.
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R.T. Peterson, A Field Guide to the Birds of Texas and Adjacent States, Boston, Massachusetts, 1963, n.p., pl. 46, illustrated.
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