Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)

Item Lot Number: 769

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)
Two Blue Tits on a tree branch
Signed and dated 1923, watercolour and gouache heightened with white on tinted paper, 26.5cm by 18cm

Provenance: Richard Haworth, Preston Road, Blackburn, August 1938

Born near Edinburgh, the fifth son of the miniaturist Robert Thorburn ARA. He exhibited at the Royal Academy throughout the late 1800s and at Baird Carter, Jermyn Street.

Estimate: £6000-8000

Sold: £13000
Condition Report:
In an excellent state of preservation with a good depth of colour throughout, contained within its original gold leaf wooden mount and outer gilt plaster and wooden frame, under glass (010212)