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Peterson, Roger Tory (1908-1996) Gouache Painting of Flamingos, Signed.

Auction:
2819T
Lot:
259
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Books & Manuscripts - 2819T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 27, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Peterson, Roger Tory (1908-1996) Gouache Painting of Flamingos, Signed.
Depicting three flamingos standing in water, with hanging moss in the foreground, signed in pink in the lower left corner, within a hand-ruled mat, framed, 14 x 11 1/4 in.

Provenance: Originally presented by Peterson to Phyllis Bergen, who helped with the first edition of Peterson's Field Guide to the Birds, and is thanked in the acknowledgements.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Roger Tory, Phyllis Bergen

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