Watercolour on cream wove paper, heightened with white gouache. Measuring 29.5 x 34 cm. The painting is of four angelfish amongst plants growing from the riverbed. Oval mount, framed and glazed. A typically meticulous painting from this most talented of 'Golden Age' illustrators, who painted animals and plants with an extraordinary understanding and use of architecture and landscape.
Provenance: Christies, Decorative Prints and Printed books, 2nd December 1992, lot 50; private UK collection.
Stock code: 15959