CHIRONIUS CARINATUS (MACHETE SAVANE)
CHIRONIUS CARINATUS (MACHETE SAVANE)
CHIRONIUS CARINATUS (MACHETE SAVANE)
CHIRONIUS CARINATUS (MACHETE SAVANE)
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CHIRONIUS CARINATUS (MACHETE SAVANE)

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

3940

CHIRONIUS CARINATUS (MACHETE SAVANE)

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:3,750USD

Lot Details

Description

GEORGE ALAN SWANSON

1906-1968

CHIRONIUS CARINATUS (MACHETE SAVANE)


watercolor and ink on Strathmore paper

1924

14 ½ x 11 ½ in.

signed in watercolor lower left Geo. Swanson, the reverse inscribed Chironius carinatus / copy of plate 1176 / spec. 2855 / 29-V-1924 / Green-backed Snake and stamped PROPERTY OF DR. WILLIAM BEEBE DIRECTOR OF TROPICAL RESEARCH NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY 33 WEST 67TH STREET NEW YORK CITY.  

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Condition Report

In overall fine condition. Retains rich, vibrant coloration. The edges of the work are very slightly darker because of previous framing/matting treatments. Few minor areas of discoloration or foxing. The reverse with remnants of old paper hinges.

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Provenance

Dr. William Beebe, New York

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The Art of Expedition: The Works of George Swanson
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