Archibald Thorburn

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THORBURN Archibald A Naturalist's Sketch Book

Bonhams /Feb 10, 2014
587.89 - 881.83
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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.)
Archibald Thorburn - Pheasants In Winter

Archibald Thorburn - Pheasants In Winter

Original 1909
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Lot number: 237
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Provenance Kenneth L.C. Prescott and thence by descent to the present owner Archibald Thorburn 1860-1935 PHEASANTS IN WINTER signed and dated l.l.: Archibald Thorburn 1909 watercolour and bodycolour 48 by 78cm., 19 by 30½in. The sheet appears to be sound. The sky has slightly discoloured otherwise the work appear in good overall condition. Held under glass in a gilt plaster frame; unexamined out of frame.
Archibald Thorburn - A Naturalist's Sketch Book

Archibald Thorburn - A Naturalist's Sketch Book

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Lot number: 40
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THORBURN, ARCHIBALD. 1860-1935. A Naturalist's Sketch Book. London: Longmas, Green and Co., 1919. 4to. viii, 72 pp. With 60 plates (24 color). Original crimson cloth, spine titles gilt, t.e.g. Some cracking to gutters, evidence of tape removal to end-papers, spine darkened, soiling to boards, wear to spine ends. Provenance: Walter Behrnard Sampson (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. "[O]f unusual value in showing variety of attitude and expression in animal-life" (Zimmer). The plates reproduce watercolors and sketches made by the author; 48 are of birds. Ayer/Zimmer p 635; Wood p 597.
Archibald Thorburn - Red Grouse On A High Moor

Archibald Thorburn - Red Grouse On A High Moor

Original 1918
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Lot number: 8
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Archibald Thorburn (British, 1860-1935) Red Grouse on a high moor signed and dated 'Archibald Thorburn/1918' (lower right) watercolour and bodycolour 37 x 54cm (14 9/16 x 21 1/4in). Footnotes PROVENANCE: Sotheby's, Gleneagles, 1 September 2004, lot 661 Private collection, UK
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