Archibald Thorburn

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THORBURN Archibald Snipe

Sotheby's /Dec 10, 2014
5,060.09 - 7,590.13
6,325.00

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Archibald Thorburn - A White-throated Bee-eater, 
Merops Albicollis

Archibald Thorburn - A White-throated Bee-eater, Merops Albicollis

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Lot number: 111
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Archibald Thorburn (British, 1860-1935) A White-throated Bee-eater, Merops albicollis signed with initials 'A.T.' (lower right) watercolour 25.4 x 38.1cm (10 x 15in). Footnotes The present lot appears to be a study for an illustration for Archer & Godman's Birds of British Somaliland and the Gulf of Aden (London, 1961).
Archibald Thorburn - Blue, Coal, Great, Marsh And Willow Tits

Archibald Thorburn - Blue, Coal, Great, Marsh And Willow Tits

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Lot number: 109
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Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) - Blue, Coal, Great, Marsh and Willow tits Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) Blue, Coal, Great, Marsh and Willow tits Watercolour, over pencil, heightened with white, on grey coloured paper 16 x 33 cm. (6 1/4 x 13 in) Provenance: Abbott & Holder, London (gallery label on reverse). Under glass. Minor surface dirt. Colours bright and vivid. Fine Pictures Sale Wednesday 25 March 2015, 10.00am Donnington Priory Oxford Road Donnington Newbury Berkshire RG14 2JE Viewing Saturday 21st March 9.00am-12.30pm Sunday 22nd March 10.00am-2.00pm Monday 23rd March 9.00am-6.00pm Tuesday 24th March 9.00am-4.30pm Day of sale from 8.30am
Archibald Thorburn - Sunbirds

Archibald Thorburn - Sunbirds

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Lot number: 696
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Archibald Thorburn (British, 1860-1935) Sunbirds initialled lower right "AT" watercolour h:14 w:9 cm Provenance: Holland and Holland, 31-33 Bruton Street, London, W1. Sunbirds are distributed throughout Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia and just reach northern Australia. Most sunbirds feed largely on nectar, but also take insects and spiders, especially when feeding young. Condition appears fine.
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.

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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.
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