GEORGE ALAN SWANSON
THREE WORKS: BUFO TOADS
watercolor and pencil on paper (two examples are double-sided works)
Double sided works each approximately 7 ⅜ x 9 ⅝ in.; the single-sided work 14 ½ x 11 ½ in.
the first double-sided example signed in pencil lower left, Swanson and shows a pencil drawing of the frog, the reverse depicting another specimen; the second double-sided example having a horizontal work on one side inscribed Bufo and showing a pencil drawing with coloration notes, the reverse showing a vertical work with an additional pencil drawing with coloration notes.
The single-sided work:
In overall fine condition. Retains rich, vibrant coloration throughout. Very minor browning to the edges of the sheet.
Signed double-sided work:
Retains rich, vibrant coloration. The paper itself is undulating and slightly wavy. Light discoloration in areas.
Last double-sided work:
Retains rich, vibrant coloration. The paper itself is undulating and slightly wavy. Light discoloration in areas. Traces of old glue residue visible to the vertical side.