Sarah Stone | A mandarin duck, original watercolour drawing
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Sarah Stone (c. 1760–1844)
A mandarin duck
370 x 295, window mounted, watercolour on paper, signed and dated lower left: S:Stone 1788
Sarah Stone (1760-1844) is one of rarest and most sought-after ornithological artists. She undertook commissions from both Sir Ashton Lever and John White, the Australian explorer and colonist.
Samuel Lysons, signature on verso (possibly the antiquarian and engraver, 1763–1819)
Paper somewhat toned
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