Six Migrating Warbler Species
Graphite, opaque and transparent watercolor on paper
Sheet: 21 15/16 x 27 15/16 in.
Image: 20 3/8 x 26 1/8 in.
l.l. in graphite: The birds and the branch by Stuart (drawing) \ The background by Scott
l.l. in blue ink: SIX MIGRATORY WARBLERS
l.c. in graphite: Six migrant Warbler species + The Golden Chick Warbler
l.r. in graphite: Painted by Scott Gentling \ This is the final work for this book \ painting began Oct 4, finished Oct 24, 1985
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 Walsh Family
© 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.