Graphite, opaque and transparent watercolor on paper
Sheet: 22 1/8 x 28 in.
Image: 20 1/16 x 26 7/16 in.
l.c. in graphite: Audubon's or Crested Caracara \ Polyborus plancus
l.r. in graphite: Drawn + Painted by \ Scott Gentling \ finished May 20, 1984 \ 3 weeks work
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, which acquired the work through the support of the Mary Potishman Lard Trust
© Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Seeing in Detail: Scott and Stuart Gentling's Birds of TexasSeptember 3–December 1, 2019
When you view Scott and Stuart Gentling’s watercolors of Texas birds, you’ll want to get close. The level of detail is extraordinary—hundreds of brushstrokes make up each feather, and there are hundreds of feathers!