Pintail Drake Lloyd J. Tyler (1898-1970) Crisfield, MD, c. 1940 20 1/4 in. long
A fine example by the maker with a R. H. Richardson Collection stamp on the bottom. Original paint with gunning wear, some touch-up to flaking on head, tight age cracks in the neck and breast, restoration to tail tip.
Provenance: Robert H. Richardson Collection Davison B. Hawthorne Collection
Literature: Henry H. Stansbury, "Lloyd J. Tyler: Folk Artist: Decoy Maker," Burtonsville, MD, 1995, p. 42, similar example illustrated.
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