Original drawing. Watercolor, ink and graphite on watercolor paper. 12.25" x 9.5". Shows pinholes at corners. Signed by the artist "A. Chimard" at bottom right corner. In very good condition.
A study of a crab with five shells c. 1907. Delicate black line drawing with texture added in pencil over watercolor. "Crabe et Ciquillages" written in graceful handwritten script at top center.
From a collection of nature studies by amateur naturalist Ant. Chinard.