King Eider.Male and Female. Half natural size [in ink].
Watercolour over pencil, sheet 430 x 335mm. 17 x 13¼". Tatty extremities, some spotting.
The King Eider (Somateria spectabilis) is a large sea duck, which breeds along northern hemisphere Arctic coasts of northeast Europe, North America and Asia. This species is smaller than Common Eider. The male is unmistakable with its black body, white breast and multicoloured head.
[Ref: 9311] £240.00