Category: Modern First Editions

KINGFISHER. Original Watercolour Painting. Stock code: 14026


Unpublished. 1900


Watercolour and gouache on paper. Signed with the artists monogram lower right. Image measures 13 x 12 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed (measuring 31 x 31 cms). Old gallery label to the backboard with the artist's name and titled "No.I". A beautiful and finely painted illustration of a blue kingfisher perched on a tree branch with small foliage in the foreground. Provenance: F.A.S. gallery label to the reverse (possibly from the artist's 1900 exhibition at the Fine Art Society's Gallery in London); Private collection of Sir Derek Palmer.




A seemingly unpublished and typically meticulous painting by one of the most talented of 'Golden Age' illustrators, who painted animals and plants with an extraordinary understanding and use of architecture and landscape.