Erica Eske RMS (1909 - 1985) was a member of the Royal Miniature Society and the Society of Women Artists, exhibiting regularly in their annual London exhibitions. She also had a painting exhibited in the Paris Salon and an exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany. Miniatures, traditionally painted on ivory in Watercolour, now on ivorine, a plastic substitute, or on card. She painted mainly in watercolour or oils, chiefly flowers, animals and landscapes.
The Duckling is a watercolour minature on ivorine. It is in a gilt metal and glass frame. This items measure 9 x 12.5cms and weighs 85 grams. The Duckling can be collected in the Hobsons Bay area.