28 May 1999
Rodger McPhail (b.1953)
A woodcock in autumn
signed 'R.McPhail' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic on buff paper
10 x 6 in. (15.4 x 16.5 cm.)
with Tryon & Swan, London.
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