3 June 1999
Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)
Study of sandpipers, cream-coloured coursers and other birds
signed 'A.Thorburn' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with bodycolour, on grey-blue paper
13 x 10 in. (33 x 25.4 cm.)
with W.H. Embleton, London.
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The present watercolour relates to the sketches published in Thorburn's A Naturalist's Sketchbook, 1919 (see Thorburn's Naturalist's Sketchbook introduction by R. Dougall, 1977, p. 90).
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