Black Vulture Or Carrion Crow (plate Cvi)
Cathartes Aratus Oil Painting - John James Audubon

Black Vulture Or Carrion Crow (plate Cvi) Cathartes Aratus

John James AudubonItem # 1845388
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Black Vulture Or Carrion Crow (plate Cvi) Cathartes Aratus", originally brought to life by the talented John James Audubon. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to John James Audubon and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    John James Audubon, a renowned American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter, is celebrated for his extensive studies and illustrations of North American birds. One of his notable works is the illustration titled "Black Vulture or Carrion Crow (Plate CVI)," which is part of his monumental series "The Birds of America." This series, published between 1827 and 1838, is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed, showcasing Audubon's extraordinary talent in both scientific observation and artistic depiction.

    The "Black Vulture or Carrion Crow (Plate CVI)" captures the distinctive features of the Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus), a bird native to the southeastern United States, Central America, and South America. Audubon’s illustration is notable for its lifelike representation and attention to detail, characteristics that have made his work invaluable to both art and science. The Black Vulture is depicted with its characteristic black plumage, bare black head, and short tail, perched in a naturalistic setting that reflects its typical habitat.

    Audubon’s method involved observing birds in their natural environments, often shooting them to study their anatomy closely. He then posed the birds in lifelike positions using wires and other supports, which allowed him to capture their natural postures and behaviors with remarkable accuracy. This approach is evident in "Plate CVI," where the vulture is shown in a dynamic pose, highlighting its scavenging nature.

    The illustration not only serves as a scientific record but also as a piece of art that reflects the 19th-century fascination with nature and the burgeoning field of ornithology. Audubon’s work has had a lasting impact on both the scientific community and the art world, influencing countless artists and naturalists. "The Birds of America" remains a seminal work, and "Black Vulture or Carrion Crow (Plate CVI)" is a testament to Audubon’s skill in blending scientific precision with artistic beauty.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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Each and every piece of our artwork is entirely hand-painted by artists with over a decade of experience. Every painting is infused with a unique personality and an unrivaled value, showcasing art in its rawest and most authentic form just for you.

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We adhere to museum-level standards in our creation. Each piece of work is reproduced using techniques as close as possible to the original, coupled with the finest paints and canvases, making the color, structure, and texture of every replica as similar as possible to the original.

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We insist on choosing the best quality paints and canvases from around the world. These selected materials not only offer unparalleled color saturation and durability, but also ensure that the reproductions can withstand the test of time. Only the finest materials can replicate the most authentic artworks possible.

Online proofing

We offer online proofing services, allowing you to be hands-on with every step of the artistic journey. You can personally review and suggest tweaks, and we'll meticulously fine-tune every detail until it aligns with your vision to the tee.

Frequently asked questions

  • How similar are your oil painting reproductions to the original artworks?

    We pride ourselves on achieving a high level of accuracy in our reproductions. While it's nearly impossible to replicate an artwork 100%, our skilled artists ensure that our reproductions capture the essence, texture, and colors of the original as closely as possible.
  • Can I customize a specific artwork that's not in your catalog?

    Absolutely! We offer custom painting services. If there's a specific artwork or portrait you'd like, simply provide us with the details or an image, and our artists will recreate it for you.
  • If I want to modify certain parts of an existing artwork (like colors or size), is it possible?

    Yes, we offer modification services. Just let us know your preferences, and our artists will make the necessary adjustments to meet your requirements.
  • How should I display my oil painting reproduction to achieve the best effect?

    For the best visual impact, hang your painting at eye level in a well-lit area, preferably with indirect natural light or soft artificial lighting. Avoid direct sunlight and high humidity areas to protect the artwork.
  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

    Gently dust the painting with a soft brush or lint-free cloth. Avoid using chemicals or water. If the painting requires deeper cleaning, consult a professional.