Graphite, opaque and transparent watercolor on paper
Sheet: 21 13/16 x 28 in.
Image: 20 1/16 x 26 1/16 in.
l.l. in graphite: Beethoven O.P 20 No. 1 \ trio
l.c. in graphite: Mockingbird
l.r. in graphite: Scott Gentling June 16th 1985 \ one month + one week at work \ Basic pose by Stuart, revised by me.
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 First Texas Council of Camp Fire, Inc. in honor of the Texas Sesquicentennial
© 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.