Archibald Thorburn

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THORBURN Archibald Study Of A Grouse

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions /Jul 24, 2014
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Archibald Thorburn - Snipe

Archibald Thorburn - Snipe

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Lot number: 75
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Archibald Thorburn 1860-1935 SNIPE signed l.r.: Archibald Thorburn watercolour and bodycolour 18 by 27cm., 7 by 10½in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Saleroom Notice Provenance I. W. Gore-Langton, Tunbridge Wells; Bonhams, London, 13 July 2011, lot 153 where purchased by the present owner
Archibald Thorburn - Game Birds And Wild-fowl Of Great Britain And Ireland.

Archibald Thorburn - Game Birds And Wild-fowl Of Great Britain And Ireland.

Original 1923
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Lot number: 88
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THORBURN, ARCHIBALD. 1860-1935. Game Birds and Wild-Fowl of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1923. Folio (370 x 263 mm). vii, 79 pp. Half-title. With 30 color plates. Original red cloth, spine gilt, t.e.g. Faint toning, tape removed from pastedowns, some rubbing and wear to extremities of boards. Provenance: Walter Behrnard Sampson. FIRST EDITION. The "splendid plates" (Wood) reproduce watercolors by the author. Thorburn states in the preface that his " aim in this work has been to represent these birds grouped in their natural surroundings rather than to make scientific plates of the species. " Wood p 597; Zimmer p 635.
Archibald Thorburn - The White-tailed Eagle

Archibald Thorburn - The White-tailed Eagle

Original 1914
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Lot number: 1439
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ARCHIBALD THORBURN (SCOTTISH 1860 - 1935), THE WHITE-TAILED EAGLE watercolour on artist's card, signed and dated 1914 34cm x 24cm Mounted, framed and under glass. Note: The white-tailed eagle is the largest UK bird of prey. It has brown body plumage with a conspicuously pale head and neck which can be almost white in older birds, and the tail feathers of adults are white. In flight it has massive long, broad wings with 'fingered' ends. Its head protrudes and it has a short, wedge-shaped tail. It went extinct in the UK during the early 20th century, due to illegal killing, and the present population has been reintroduced.
Archibald Thorburn - Study Of A Grouse

Archibald Thorburn - Study Of A Grouse

Original 1931
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Lot number: 24
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Lot 24: Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) - Study of a grouse; Study of a falcon, Description: the former in pencil with touches of black ink, on pale green paper, signed and dated 1931, lower right, 10 x 14cm (3 7/8 x 5 1/2 in); the second in pencil on buff paper, 9.5 x 14cm (3 3/4 x 5 1/2 in), framed together; with 2 offset lithographs, wood pigeons and house martins, both signed in pencil by Thorburn, 1914 and 1929, and an unsigned one of a golden eagle; and another offset lithograph estuary scene with waders, after Sir Peter Scott (6)
Archibald Thorburn - Red Grouse Sheltering Among The Peat Hags

Archibald Thorburn - Red Grouse Sheltering Among The Peat Hags

Original 1905
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Lot number: 117
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Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) Red grouse sheltering among the peat hags signed and dated 'A. Thorburn/1905' (lower left) and with inscription and date 'Sheltering among the peat hags/by Archibald Thorburn/1905' (on the reverse) pencil and watercolour with gum arabic and heightened with touches of bodycolour on buff paper 7¼ x 13¾ in. (18.5 x 35 cm.)
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