Duck. Watercolour on paper


Aylmer Bourke Lambert (1761-1842); sale, S. Leigh Sotheby, 26 Lower Grosvenor Street (the residence of the late Mr Lambert), London, 18-20 April, 1842 (Catalogue of the valuable botanical library of the late A.B. Lambert, F.R.S., F.S.A., &c, of Boyton House, Wiltshire), lot 677 (‘Zoology of New Holland and Van Diemen’s Land, A Collection of 142 fine Drawings, in Colours, of the Fishes and Birds, the Natural Size, of New Holland, &c., most beautifully executed, with their names attached, in 1 vol. large folio, half bound’).
The 13th Earl of Derby, Knowsley, and thence by descent to the 19th Earl of Derby.