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CHIRONIUS CARINATUS (MACHETE SAVANE)

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 USD

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40

CHIRONIUS CARINATUS (MACHETE SAVANE)

CHIRONIUS CARINATUS (MACHETE SAVANE)

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 USD

Lot sold:

3,750

USD

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.  

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.

Dr. William Beebe, New York