A Pen Ink and Watercolour of two Marmot's , Signed P [ etrus ] : Grigoriev Delin .

A Pen Ink and Watercolour of two Marmot's , Signed P [ etrus ] : Grigoriev Delin .

1700 to 1800 Russian

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A Pen Ink and Watercolour of two Marmot’s , Signed P [ etrus ] : Grigoriev Delin .
Russian school .
18 th Century

Size : 25.5 cm high , 21.5 cm wide – 10 ins high , 8½ ins wide
Provenance : Inscribed in an Early English Hand that the drawing was sent 'From Moscow by George Harrison' with a date : d .XII . May : 1770 .
Known as woodchucks in North America the Marmot or Mountain Mouse , is a heavily built gregarious burrowing rodent of both Eurasia and North America . Typically living in mountainous country , they are squirrel like rodents related to the beaver living on flowers , herbs and seeds . Marmots hibernate for up to eight months of the year , and live with others in a colony , usually one male with several females .
Dimensions
Height 25.50 cm (10.04 inches)
Width 21.50 cm (8.46 inches)
Medium
Watercolour and Ink on paper
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