The most common of ducks, the mallard is the ancestor of most domestic duck breeds. The female is quite different from the more showy male duck, with his bright green head and curly black tail feathers. The female’s more subdued colors help protect her family throughout the breeding season.
This painting was commissioned by the High Desert Museum in Bend, OR, for a "High Desert Pond" exhibit. The original is available for sale.
Approx.20 x 17″, watercolor, pen and ink, $600 includes domestic shipping
If you're interested in this artwork, drop me a note and I'll send a higher resolution version so you can take a closer look at it.
All originals are framed in genuine mahogany frames custom-crafted by my husband, with UV-protecting plexi and acid-free matting (unless otherwise noted).The mahogany is stained a rich golden brownish/reddish hue.