Watercolour Redwing Mid Flight Thrush By Ralston Gudgeon RSW 1910-1984
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- Ornithological Interest 1 Fine Art 20th Century Watercolour Painting "Redwing" Mid Flight About To Land Branch" Thrush Bird Study By Ralston Gudgeon RSW 1910-1984.
- Watercolour with a front protective glass cover.
- Set in original gilt wood frame.
- Subject Ornithological study of a Redwing bird.
- Signed by the famous listed known artist Ralston Gudgeon RSW 1910-1984.
- Ralston Gudgeon Scottish born artist. Gudgeon is best known for his paintings of birds and animals mostly in watercolour Gudgeon studied at the Glasgow School and in 1933 won the Torrance Memorial Award of the Glasgow Institute.
- Gudgeon was one of Scotland’s leading wildlife artists and 1936 he was the youngest man ever to be elected to the RSW. He is represented in the Glasgow Art Gallery, the Paisley Art Gallery and City of Edinburgh Collection.
- The Redwing is most commonly encountered as a winter bird and is the UK's smallest true thrush. Its creamy strip above the eye and orange-red flank patches make it distinctive.
- They roam across the UK's countryside, feeding in fields and hedgerows, rarely visiting gardens, except in the coldest weather when snow covers the fields. Only a few pairs nest in the UK. It is listed as a Schedule 1 species of The Wildlife and Countryside Act.
- Circa mid 20th century.
- Provenance bought from a fine auction label verso.
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- Ready for immediate home wall display with hanging thread verso.
- Incredible conversation piece for your guests.
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- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used condition.
- The front painting surface is in good overall order.
- The frame having some scuffs, chips in places, scratches commensurate with usage & age.
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Dimensions in centimetres of the frame approximate
High 19.68" (50cm)
Wide 16.73" (42.5cm)
Depth 0.49" (1.2