Archibald Thorburn (British, 1860-1935)
English partridge with gorse and thistles
inscribed 'A Thorburn/per Mrs A. Thorburn' (lower left)
watercolour and gouache
22.5 x 36.5cm (8 7/8 x 14 3/8in).
- The present lot depicts Common Partridge (also known as English Partridge)
Lots 148 and 149 appear as a single composition for plate 58 of Thorburn's British Birds, Volume III.
The two works may have been cut down from a single sheet. This would explain the later signature this lot.