Cherrywood with Juncos

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Cherrywood with Juncos – 16″ x 21 1/4″ – 950 Edition Signed and Numbered Paper Print

 “One of the most common birds of the northern coniferous forests is the dark-eyed junco, which, incidentally, used to be called the slate-colored junco. It is, however, seldom noticed in its home territory. Most people are familiar with this little gray bird when it appears in a flock in the southern part of its range during winter. Juncos come down to the snow-covered farmland to feed on the seeds from the crops and the weeds in roadsides and fields. They are one of the most common birds at feeding stations.

In this painting, I have shown the juncos hopping about the base of my woodpile. For some reason, several large black cherry trees died. These cherry trees produce excellent firewood, but it seemed almost a pity to burn it as it has such a lovely fine grain and rusty golden glow as well as being a wonderful wood for carving.” – Robert Bateman

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Robert Bateman has been called the most famous living artist. He continues to paint and tour the world to promote conservation and preservation of nature. We have represented Robert Bateman for decades and are now the sole publisher and distributor of his reproductions. We are so honored to work with him and witness his success. He has made such a massive contribution to the art world and the natural world as an artist and educator of the earth’s most important resources.

Nature as a subject is becoming more and more popular as our environment is in peril. What better subject is there than the beautiful creatures we share this world with? Robert Bateman’s appreciation and understanding of nature are apparent in his paintings. He is able to paint flora and fauna the way your eye would perceive it in real life. It is important that the animal takes full attention. The background becomes muted, and therefore it doesn’t take too much focus away from the subject. His paintings seem effortless and masterful all at once.

Bateman’s eye for composition is unparalleled. Each painting is a composed like a symphony, leading the eye to wander. From the backyards of North America to the sprawling plains of Africa. Robert Bateman captures nature the way it should be enjoyed. Above all he is a champion of wildlife. For this reason he has become a household name for art collectors.