Yellow-Rumped Warbler

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Yellow-Rumped Warbler by Robert Bateman

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Yellow-Rumped Warbler – 10″ x 15 1/4″ – 950 Edition Signed and Numbered Paper Prints

“With the frost and the shortening days of September come the flocks of migrants. Many species are drastically different in plumage from their bright spring garb. But of all birds, the most confusing transformation takes place in the warblers. The yellow-rumped warbler, which was formerly known as the Myrtle warbler, is usually the first to move north in the spring. The bright lemon rump and shoulder patches show clearly as it flits among the twigs whose buds have yet to burst. However, in autumn, even the most experienced birders are forced to turn to the Confusing Fall Warblers” page of their Peterson field guide. The connoisseur of subtlety may even prefer the fall plumage.

In this painting I decided to let the bird subject be subservient to the rich foliage. Woodland and meadow come together with this flaming white ash and mellow goldenrod.” – 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.