Archibald Thorburn (British, 1860-1935)
French partridge and chicks
signed and dated 'A. Thorburn/1915' (lower left)
watercolour and bodycolour
21 x 37cm (8 1/4 x 14 9/16in).
- The present lot depicts Red-Legged Partridge (also known as French Partridge) and Quail.
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.