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CORALSNAKE

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 USD

CORALSNAKE

CORALSNAKE

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 USD

GEORGE ALAN SWANSON

1906-1968

CORALSNAKE


watercolor on paper

Caripito, Venezuela

circa 1940

14 ¼ x 11 ⅝ in.

inscribed and signed Caripito, Venezuela / George Swanson, lower right and the reverse stamped PROPERTY OF DR. WILLIAM BEEBE DIRECTOR OF TROPICAL RESEARCH NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY 33 WEST 67TH STREET NEW YORK CITY

Retains rich, vibrant coloration throughout. Areas of light discoloration and minor residue to the background. There are three small pinholes (one along the lower edge and one at each of the upper corners) from previous hanging treatments.