Archibald Thorburn (British, 1860-1935) Warbler and Wrens
Lot 131
Archibald Thorburn
(British, 1860-1935)
Warbler and Wrens
Sold for £10,800 (US$ 18,142) inc. premium
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Archibald Thorburn (British, 1860-1935)
Warbler and Wrens : an illustration for plate 6 of Thorburn's British Birds
signed and dated 'Archibald Thorburn/1913' (centre left); inscribed with breeds (lower edge)
watercolour and bodycolour
46.5 x 37.5cm (18 5/16 x 14 3/4in).

Footnotes

  • LITERATURE:
    Archibald Thorburn, British Birds, Vol I, Longmans, Green & Co. 1915-18, pl. 6

    The species illustrated in the work are as follows:
    Subalpine Warbler. Sylvia subalpina
    Dartford Warbler. Sylvia undata
    Yellow-browed Warbler. Phylloscopus superciliosus
    Pallas's Willow-Warbler. Phylloscopus proregulus
    Greenish Willow-Warbler. Phylloscopus viridanus
    Chiefchaff. Phylloscopus rufus
    Willow-Wren. Phylloscopus trochilus
    Wood-Wren. Phylloscopus
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