Birds have a high visibility in nature and a marvelous aesthetic appeal making them a beloved subject to study both by professonals and amateurs.
Many naturalists and painters have been drawing birds non better than the American ornithologist, naturalist and painter John James Audubon with his work The Birds of America.
A dashing Brown Pelican. It´s got style and panache and is simply too handsome for its own good.
The original image dates back to the 18th century and has been digitally restored to its former glory.
Printed with Japanese archival ink on a matte Hahnemühle paper in our own studio in rural Copenhagen, Denmark.
Design no. 6508
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