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A signed Lithograph "Ptarmigan in Winter" by Archibald Thorburn

A signed Lithograph "Ptarmigan in Winter" by Archibald Thorburn


Name - Ptarmigan in Winter

Artist - Archibald Thorburn

Medium - Lithograph on Paper

Date -  1927


Signed by Artist

  • Subject Information

    The Ptarmigan - Scientific name: Lagopus mutus and from the partridge family - is only found on the higher mountains of Scotland. It is one of the few birds able to adept to its environment having a snow-white plumage in winter which moults with the melt to become a grey/brown colour.

  • Artist Information

    Archibald Thorburn(Scottish1860-1935) is considered one of Britain's finest ornithological artists. Born In Lasswade(Midlothian) became a member of the Royal Academy and worked primarily with watercolour & gouache.

  • Frame Information

    Originally framed by John Mathieson & Co., of Edinburgh, this work has been dismantled, checked and cleaned and then re-framed using the original frame and backing so conserving its originality. There is a new mount and the addition of non-reflective glass(Artglass Invisible AR 70™).

  • Size

    Full Frame size - Width - 66.5 cm Height - 51 cm

    Original Print size - Width - 63 cm Height - 48 cm


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