LOT SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE
BLACK-SPOT GOATFISH | CLARION ANGELFISH
1,500 - 2,500 USD
GEORGE ALAN SWANSON
BLACK-SPOT GOATFISH ; CLARION ANGELFISH
watercolor and pencil on paper
11 ½ x 14 ½ in. ; 15 ¼ x 11 ¼ in.
the first inscribed on the reverse in pencil Upeneus ... / Habitat - Celebes, Amboina & New Guinea ; the second signed in pencil G. Swanson, lower right, and inscribed Holacanthus clarioneses / 362 / Clarion / 11-V-36
Each retains rich, vibrant coloration throughout. There is browning to the edges of each and wear to the edges consistent with age and handling. Otherwise, there are few areas of light discoloration in the background.