Graphite, opaque and transparent watercolor on paper
Sheet: 22 1/16 x 28 in.
Image: 20 3/16 x 26 in.
l.l. in blue ink: BARN SWALLOW
l.r. in graphite: Pose by Stuart \ Painted by Scott Gentling 1984 Feb
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Gentling Collection
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Gift of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
© Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Tracing the Past: Scott and Stuart Gentling’s Birds of TexasDecember 7, 2019–March 8, 2020
Fort Worth artists Scott and Stuart Gentling paid tribute to their artistic predecessors in their watercolors, carefully reinventing historical poses and compositions of birds before inserting them in backdrops of unique Texas landscapes.