Wounded Beauty

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Wounded Beauty

Wallhanging
Dimensions:
14.00" H x 10.00" W
Medium:
Oil (Oil on Board)
Year Completed:
2018
Subject(s):
Great Grey Owl and Vegetation
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Available as Ltd Edition:
No
Artist will donate 15% to The Peregrine Fund from sale of this work.
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$325 USD

The subject for this oil painting was a large great grey owl that had become injured and was now being cared for at a local Vermont science and rehabilitation center.  It had lost its eye in a car accident and so, also lost its ability to hunt effectively and care for itself.  It had gained the ability to educate the public on its own remarkable abilities and beauty.  I painted this piece plein air, with the beautiful raptor watching me the entire time.

Measurements, including wooden frame are 13.5" x 17.5".

Some of the threats to the Great grey owl include global warming, traffic collisions (like the subject in this painting), and loss of habitat from logging and development.

 

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