"IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKERS"

"IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKERS"

NNow considered to be extinct; the Ivory Billed Woodpecker was once the largest woodpecker in North America (second largest in the world). Several years ago, there were rumors of a sighting in Arkansas but nothing was confirmed. I had always wanted to do an etching of this bird, so I made a trip to the Field Museum in Chicago where I was able to study several (deceased) specimens. The etching process complements the rich, cool black feathers of these Ivory-bills. A stunning 3 plate hand-colored etching with hand-painting created with transparent watercolors make this a spectacular piece of art. These life sized birds against this dramatic backdrop make a powerful image.

24" X 35"

$850.00

Framed size:

43" X 55"

4 plate original hand painted etching

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