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Sarah Stone | A mandarin duck, original watercolour drawing

Sarah Stone | A mandarin duck, original watercolour drawing

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. 


PROVENANCE:

Samuel Lysons, signature on verso (possibly the antiquarian and engraver, 1763–1819)

Paper somewhat toned


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