Archibald Thorburn (British, 1860-1935) On the stooks - Blackgame
Lot 135
Archibald Thorburn
(British, 1860-1935)
On the stooks - Blackgame
Sold for £45,600 (US$ 75,593) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Archibald Thorburn (British, 1860-1935)
On the stooks - Blackgame
signed and dated 'Archibald Thorburn /1902' (lower left)
watercolour and bodycolour
53 x 73.5cm (20 7/8 x 28 15/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Thorburn Museum, Liskeard, Cornwall
    Sale, Sotheby's London, Works by Archibald Thorburn from the Thorburn Museum, 31 March 1993, lot 33

    LITERATURE:
    John Southern, Thorburns's Landscape, The Major Natural History Paintings, Elm Tree Books, London 1981, illus opposite p. 34.
    Thorburn's Birds and Mammals, David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1986, illus opposite p. 58.

    This work may have been inspired by Joseph Farquharson's Highland Raiders 1900. Also widely reproduced as an engraving, the work shows grouse in a harvest field at dusk.
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