Sun, 5th Dec 2021 12:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

 
  Lot 539
 

BUDGERIGARS, A WATERCOLOUR BY WINIFRED AUSTEN

Sold for £400


 

* WINIFRED MARIE LOUISE AUSTEN RI RE (BRITISH 1876 - 1964),
BUDGERIGARS
watercolour on paper, signed
image size 27cm x 18.5cm, overall size 45cm x 36cm
Mounted, framed and under glass.
Note: a rare original watercolour by one of the most respected etchers of wildlife subjects in the early part of the 20th century. The naturalist Sir Peter Scott said she was "certainly the best bird etcher of this century".

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