GEORGE ALAN SWANSON
COURTSHIP OF JUMPING SPIDERS
watercolor and gouache on layered paper
14 ½ x 11 ½ in.
signed lower right GEORGE SWANSON, the reverse inscribed Original Plate 1522, corpita... / Courtship of Jumping Spiders 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 throughout. There is some light discoloration in the upper right corner and a small 1/8 spot of residue in the upper left corner. The edges showing wear commensurate with age and handling. The reverse has remnants of old paper hinges in each corner.