Graphite, opaque and transparent watercolor on paper
Sheet: 22 1/8 x 28 1/16 in.
Image: 21 9/16 x 26 3/8 in.
l.l. in blue ink: Rivoli's Hummingbird
l.c. in graphite: Rivolis Hummingbird
l.r. in graphite: Scott Gentling 1981
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 Leo Potishman Foundation
© 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.