Grey seals by Thorburn

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)
Grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) , 1919.
Watercolour on paper, 421 x 551 mm.

 

Archibald Thorburn is one of the great natural history illustrators of the twentieth century. He developed a mastery of watercolour that he applied with great skill in his representations of natural history subjects.

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