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TWO WORKS: PRAYING MANTIS

Reserves

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

LOT SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

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TWO WORKS: PRAYING MANTIS

TWO WORKS: PRAYING MANTIS

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

375

USD

GEORGE ALAN SWANSON

1906-1968

TWO WORKS: PRAYING MANTIS


watercolor on paper 

circa 1935

Each approximately 14 ½ x 11 ½ in.

each signed in watercolor George Swanson, lower right and the reverse stamped PROPERTY OF DR. WILLIAM BEEBE DIRECTOR, DEPT. TROPICAL RESEARCH NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY ZOOLOGICAL PARK BRONX, NEW YORK CITY

Each retains rich, vibrant coloration. Discoloration to the background of each with light browning to the edges. One example with a small 1" x 2" crease along the upper edge.