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Peter Paillou
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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219
Peter Paillou
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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New York

Peter Paillou
ACTIVE IN LONDON 1763 - 1806
Quantity: 8

All watercolor with touches of gouache over black chalk:
all inscribed in brown ink, verso, with the type of bird


All on sheets approximately 535 by 380 mm; 21 by 15 in (some used vertically, some horizontally)
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Catalogue Note

Little is known of the bird painter Peter Paillou, except that he worked for the naturalists Sir Joseph Banks and Thomas Pennant.  The group of eight watercolors in this lot include: A Shearwater, An Eider Drake, Two Snipe, A Male and female Quail, An Iceland Falcon, A Black-Toed Gull, A Black Cock and a female Black Grouse.

Old Master Drawings

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New York