28 September 2010
Property from the Estates of Roger Tory Peterson and Virginia Marie Peterson
Roger Tory Peterson (1908-1996)
signed 'Roger Tory Peterson--' (lower right)
gouache, watercolor and pencil on board
12 x 13¼ in. (30.5 x 33.7 cm.)
Virginia Marie Peterson, wife of the above.
By descent to the present owners.
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J. Fisher and R.T. Peterson, World of Birds, New York, 1977, p. 48, illustrated.
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