Yellowlegs George H. Boyd (1873-1941) Seabrook, NH, c. 1910 10 1/2 in. long
A classic New England shorebird with Boyd's fine wet-on-wet stippled paint. Original paint with touch-up to neck seam and very end of wing tip, mostly on underside.
Literature: Jim Cullen, "Finely Carved and Nicely Painted: The Life, The Art, and Decoys of George Boyd," Rye, NH, 2009, p. 20, related decoys illustrated.
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