30 September 1997
Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)
Goosander, Merganser and a Smew at the Water's Edge
signed and dated 'Archibald Thorburn/1921' (lower right)
pencil, watercolour and bodycolour
13¾ x 18¾ in. (36.8 x 47.6 cm.)
with W.S. Embleton, London.
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A. Thorburn, Gamebirds and Wildfowl of Great Britain, London, 1923, p. 65, pl. 25.
For a note of Thorburn's Gamebirds and Wildfowl of Great Britain, see lot 139.
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