(10-7/8 x 21-5/8; Offset Paper; Edition Size 950; $145.00 U.S.) (12 x 24; Canvas Transfer; Edition Size 350; $355.00 U.S.)
“With their keen eyesight cheetahs can rest and search at the same time. They live
a vulnerable existence. Catching and killing prey is tricky and exhausting. But the most
serious risk comes from other predators, hyenas and lions. In a tragically high
percentage of cases, cheetahs will make a kill only to be robbed of it. They never
even try to defend it. Moreover, these predators will kill cheetah babies every time
they get the chance. I like this reaching, peering pose. It reminds me of the action
when, in full chase, the cheetah has to make a sudden turn.”
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.