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Sea Purse & Sand Piper. Peter PAILLOU.

Sea Purse & Sand Piper

[London: circa 1760-1780]. Watercolour and gouache drawing, on laid paper. Titled and signed on verso.

Peter Paillou was a British painter best known for his works of natural history. He worked for two leading 18th-century naturalists, Taylor White and Thomas Pennant, painting bird pictures, many of which were engraved and used as plates in Pennant's books.

Item #35785

Price: $1,750.00

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