Description: (lot of 3) Unframed watercolor and gouache paintings on board, signed D. Howland (Douglas Leo Howland, New York, 1920-1999), including: (1) English Sparrows, signed lower right and verso, depicting three immature sparrows on a branch, board: approx 20"h, 9"w, (1) Scarlet Tanager, 1975, signed lower left and verso, dated verso, depicting a female scarlet tanager sitting in a nest, board: approx 16"h, 10"w, (1) Ruby-crowned Kinglet, signed lower left and verso, depicting three birds on a branch, board: approx 12.25"h, 13.5"w; 1.25lbs total **Provenance: From the estate of Douglas Howland (New York, 1920-1999). Howland attended the Rochester Institute of Technology, graduating in 1941 with a Fine Arts degree. He served as Artist Preparator at the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences and the New York State Museum at Albany. His artwork appeared in the original cover for The Kingbird, numerous childrens books, and as the logo of The Federation of New York State Bird Clubs for fifty years.** Start Price: $80.00
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