Black-billed Cuckoo Oil Painting - John James Audubon

Black-billed Cuckoo

John James AudubonItem # 1844825
Museum Quality Hand Painted Oil Reproduction

Was originally

$296.40

Now only

$207.48
You save 30%
Size:
23 X 16 in
9 Frame Options:
Unframed
$
$
Painting Size: 12" x 16"
23" x 16"
28" x 20"
34" x 24"
40" x 28"
45" x 32"
51" x 36"
57" x 40"
Frame: Unframed - Rolled in a tube
Unframed
GA1326
GA1306
GA1315
GA1510
GA1503
GA1505
GA1307
GA1506
GA1509
GA1323
GA1313
GA1508
GA1330
Gallery Wrap
Finished Size: 30" x 34"
Add to Cart
Add to Cart
Free Shipping to Your Door
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Black-billed Cuckoo", 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. Among his many works, the "Black-billed Cuckoo" stands out as a significant contribution to ornithological art and science. This illustration is part of Audubon's magnum opus, "The Birds of America," a monumental collection of life-sized prints that remains one of the most important ornithological works ever completed.

    The "Black-billed Cuckoo" plate, like others in the series, showcases Audubon's meticulous attention to detail and his commitment to capturing the natural beauty and behavior of birds in their habitats. Audubon’s illustration of the Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) is notable for its lifelike representation, which combines scientific accuracy with artistic elegance. The bird is depicted in a natural setting, often perched on a branch with foliage that provides context to its environment. This approach not only aids in the identification of the species but also offers insight into its ecological niche.

    Audubon's work on the Black-billed Cuckoo, along with the rest of "The Birds of America," was groundbreaking in the early 19th century. It provided a comprehensive visual record of North American bird species at a time when such documentation was scarce. The publication of "The Birds of America" between 1827 and 1838 was a monumental task that involved collaboration with skilled engravers and colorists, who helped bring Audubon's vivid watercolors to life in print form.

    The "Black-billed Cuckoo" illustration is not only a testament to Audubon's artistic skill but also to his dedication to ornithology. His ability to combine scientific observation with artistic expression has left a lasting legacy, influencing both the scientific community and the art world. Today, Audubon’s works continue to be celebrated for their beauty and their contribution to the understanding of avian life.

  • 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.

Add to Cart

100% hand-painted

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.

Museum quality

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.

Top-level materials

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.