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 reverse)
watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper
20¼ x 13 in. (51.4 x 33 cm.)
Virginia Marie Peterson, wife of the above.
By descent to the present owners.
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R.T. Peterson and V.M. Peterson, A Field Guide to Western Birds, New York, 1990, p. 225, illustrated.
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