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DAMSELFLY, HOVERFLY, STINKBUG, SPHECID WASP, LONG-HORN BEETLE, HALICTID BEE, XYLOPHAGID FLY, TIGER BEETLE

Reserves

Estimate:

600

to
- 900 USD

LOT SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

DAMSELFLY, HOVERFLY, STINKBUG, SPHECID WASP, LONG-HORN BEETLE, HALICTID BEE, XYLOPHAGID FLY, TIGER BEETLE

DAMSELFLY, HOVERFLY, STINKBUG, SPHECID WASP, LONG-HORN BEETLE, HALICTID BEE, XYLOPHAGID FLY, TIGER BEETLE

Estimate:

600

to
- 900 USD

Lot sold:

375

USD

GEORGE ALAN SWANSON

1906-1968

DAMSELFLY, HOVERFLY, STINKBUG, SPHECID WASP, LONG-HORN BEETLE, HALICTID BEE, XYLOPHAGID FLY, TIGER BEETLE


watercolor and ink on thick paper

circa 1935

11 ½ x 7 ⅝ in.

the reverse depicting a figural scene of women dressed in robes and signed lower right SWAN / SON

Insects:

Retains rich, vibrant coloration throughout. Areas of discoloration and light browning in the background.


Figural:

Overall fine condition. Areas of discoloration/browning to the corners consistent with framing/matting treatments of the insect work on the front.