Limited Edition prints
"Overlooked!"Walking through a wood I found a bank that had slipped, exposing a profusion of meandering roots and random boulders. It was a setting just waiting to inspire.
This drawing features the Border Terriers of Lord Montgarrett's former Gamekeeper and a gift from my cats. I needed something that would distract the dogs and my ginger cat Jim came up with the answer — the remains of a white pigeon! I removed the wings and drew one from life as I worked on the final study. I was also careful to tuck the occasional stray feather beneath a rock to signal that the pigeon was a find and not a fresh kill by the dogs.
The title has a double meaning — the exploring dogs have overlooked the rabbit above them as they are themselves overlooked!
The original drawing took 237 hours to complete and remains in my private collection.
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edition : 680 + 25 APs
order : MS167
image : 11½" × 15½"
29 × 39 cm