LATE 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN ANTIQUE SIGNED ORIGINAL COLOR PASTEL DRAWING OF
PHEASANT in FIELD SPORTING LANDSCAPE, in ORIGINAL PERIOD MAHOGANY VENEER FRAME
with PAINTED GILT LINER[Illegibly signed in white chalk in lower right](Circa
1875-1895)Late 19th century American antique sporting drawings of game birds in
the field DIMENSIONS: Frame: 19 3⁄4" Height x 23 1⁄2" Width Image: 15 1⁄2"
Height x 19 1⁄2" Width DESCRIPTION:For sale is this estate fresh and once
nearly unviewable, due to the large amount of dust and silt once covering its
old glass, is this just discoveredlate 19th century American antique color
pastel sporting landscape of a colorful pheasant game bird in a dry, grassy
autumn field. The sky is variegated, with fair weather clouds and a broken
pastel blue sky. The malepheasant has a brightly colored, identifying hood and
long, striped tail and burnt sienna and yellow ochre body, with charcoal black
curved linear spots and white accent coloring. The pheasant appears to be
cautiously stepping among the dry autumnal grasses of an open field, displaying
real, palpable trepidation at the specter of a predator or hunters seeking his
whereabouts. His tail's propped up skyward, signaling he's been alerted and
cautiously scans his surroundings. Thislate 19th century American antique
sporting color pastel of agame bird, namely a pheasant is in its original
period mahogany veneer frame and under old glass. A really magnificentAmerican
antique sporting drawing of the beautiful American pheasant game bird.
CONDITION:Good to Very Good overall antique condition.