measuring 22,5cm x 19,5cm, signed Rich. P. Nodder 1808.
An attractive watercolour, showing a large duck amidst reed. A charming landscape with water and inthe distance, a farmhouse, a boat and willows. Richard Nodder, a natural history painter, was an occasional exhibitor at the Royal Academy, he drew and engraved many of the fine plates of the 'Naturalist's Miscellany: or coloured figures of natural objects' by Shaw & Nodder. On the verso of the painting an old note: 'Painting of a duck bought by Mr. Foljambe who believed it to be a specimen of the Ferreiginous(?) Duck. It is mentionned by Montagu in his Ornithological Dictionary 1st Edit'.
Item nr. 4275
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