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Roger Tory Peterson (American, 1908-1996) Jaegers

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
401
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2779B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 23, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Roger Tory Peterson (American, 1908-1996)

Jaegers
Unsigned, identified on a label and with artist stamp on the reverse.
Watercolor, gouache, and pencil on artist board overlaid with film containing text, 16 1/8 x 10 3/8 in. (40.9 x 26.3 cm), unframed.
Condition: Wear to some text, many of the birds executed on paper then applied to the board.

Provenance: From Virginia Marie Peterson, wife of the artist, by descent to the current owner.

N.B. This is the illustration for Peterson's Eastern Field Guide, 5th edition, 2002, p. 169.
Estimate $3,500-5,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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