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A Pigeon (recto) A Horse (verso) c. 1881

43.4 x 38.3 Inscr. on verso in pencil: "Godwin / St. Stephens Palace Chambers / Bridge St. / Westminster / West Westminster / London / Beatrix Godwin / ? minster" CRE WHISTLER, Beatrix; (English; 1857-1896) There are 30 studies of birds in the Hunterian collection, ranging from pencil sketches to finished oil paintings. Beatrix Whistler kept pet birds and designed bird cages for them (see GLAHA 46…