Bust-length watercolor portrait of a wild turkey, signed by the artist

NP: 1972. Original signed watercolor, 6 1/2 x 5 inches, matted (7 1/2 x 6 inches), glazed and framed; additionally inscribed by the artist below the portrait "To Eve and Pete / With love! / Milt." With the artist's note of presentation, "Eve &Pete / At long last - / Here's your Turkey ... / Ugly as sin - But a Great Bird! / Love / Milt / 6/15/72," taped to the verso. A beautiful and loving portrait of America's largest game bird. Weiler (1910-1974) illustrated numerous Derrydale Press titles and other books and produced many watercolors depicting American hunting and fishing and other outdoor activities. Framing seal paper taped and partly removed on verso, but a wonderful portrait of a wild turkey by one of the 20th century's best outdoor artists. (#4809). Item #58037

Price: $2,500.00

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