HARLEQUIN AND EIDER DUCKS
signed and dated l.r.: A. Thorburn/ 1914; inscribed u.r.: Pl.50; inscribed l.l.: Harlequin duck (♂&♀); inscribed l.c.: King-Eider. (♂&♀); inscribed l.r.: Eider duck. (♂&♀)
watercolour with bodycolour
48 by 38cm., 19 by 15in.
With Tryon Gallery, London, circa 1960s;
From whom acquired by the grandfather of the present owner
Archibald Thorburn, British Birds, Longmans, Green & Co., 1915-18, pl.15