GEORGE ALAN SWANSON
watercolor on paper
May 18, 1942
14 ½ x 11 ½ in.
signed in the lower right GEORGE A. SWANSON, the reverse stamped PROPERTY OF DR. WILLIAM BEEBE DIRECTOR OF TROPICAL RESEARCH NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY 33 WEST 67TH STREET NEW YORK CITY and inscribed Blue-tailed lizard / x2 / no. 30110 / May 18, 1942 / Jungle Plant and Fern / Palm seed, food of Guachara "Bactris"
Retains rich, vibrant coloration. Having some faint discoloration in the background and light browning to the edges. The edges and corners with light wear consistent with age and handling.