HELICONIINAE ON BAMBOO SHOOT | CECROPIA AND COCOON
HELICONIINAE ON BAMBOO SHOOT | CECROPIA AND COCOON
HELICONIINAE ON BAMBOO SHOOT | CECROPIA AND COCOON
HELICONIINAE ON BAMBOO SHOOT | CECROPIA AND COCOON
HELICONIINAE ON BAMBOO SHOOT | CECROPIA AND COCOON
HELICONIINAE ON BAMBOO SHOOT | CECROPIA AND COCOON
HELICONIINAE ON BAMBOO SHOOT | CECROPIA AND COCOON
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LOT SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

HELICONIINAE ON BAMBOO SHOOT | CECROPIA AND COCOON

Estimate: 600 - 800 USD

LOT SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

HELICONIINAE ON BAMBOO SHOOT | CECROPIA AND COCOON

Estimate: 600 - 800 USD

Lot Sold:125USD

Lot Details

Description

GEORGE ALAN SWANSON

1906-1968

HELICONIINAE ON BAMBOO SHOOT ; CECROPIA AND COCOON


watercolor on paper ; ink on paper

circa 1940

14 x 10 ½ in. ; 14 ¼ x 11 ¼ in.


the first signed in watercolor George Swanson, lower right, the reverse stamped PROPERTY OF DR. WILLIAM BEEBE DIRECTOR, DEPT. TROPICAL RESEARCH NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY ZOOLOGICAL PARK BRONX, NEW YORK CITY ; the second inscribed in pencil Cecropia and cocoon, lower left, and signed George Swanson / 12 Belleville Ave / Bloomfield, NJ.

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Condition Report

Heliconiinae on Bamboo Shoot:

Overall fine condition. Retains rich, vibrant coloration throughout. Discoloration and minor blemishes to the background. Minor wear to edges and corners consistent with age and handling. Light browning to edges and few minor spots of foxing. 


Cecropia and Cocoon:

Few minor areas of discoloration. Browning to the edges.

The Art of Expedition: The Works of George Swanson
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