Red-shouldered Hawk (plate 56) Oil Painting - John James Audubon

Red-shouldered Hawk (plate 56)

John James AudubonItem # 1845453
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Red-shouldered Hawk (plate 56)", 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

    "Red-Shouldered Hawk (Plate 56)" is a renowned illustration by the celebrated naturalist and painter John James Audubon. This artwork is part of Audubon's magnum opus, "The Birds of America," a monumental series of hand-colored prints that depict a wide variety of bird species found in the United States. Published between 1827 and 1838, "The Birds of America" is acclaimed for its artistic excellence and scientific accuracy, and it remains one of the most significant ornithological works ever produced.

    Plate 56 features the Red-Shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus), a medium-sized bird of prey native to North America. Audubon's depiction captures the hawk in a dynamic and lifelike pose, showcasing its distinctive reddish-brown shoulders, barred underparts, and broad wings. The illustration is notable for its meticulous attention to detail, from the intricate patterns of the feathers to the piercing gaze of the bird, reflecting Audubon's deep observation and understanding of avian anatomy and behavior.

    Audubon’s work on "The Birds of America" involved extensive field research, during which he traveled across the United States to observe and document bird species in their natural habitats. His dedication to portraying birds in realistic settings is evident in Plate 56, where the Red-Shouldered Hawk is depicted in a naturalistic environment, perched on a branch with a background that hints at its woodland habitat.

    The creation of "The Birds of America" was a monumental task that required collaboration with skilled engravers and colorists. The illustrations were originally published as a series of folio volumes, each print measuring approximately 39 by 26 inches, making them some of the largest bird illustrations ever produced. Audubon's work has had a lasting impact on both art and science, influencing generations of naturalists, artists, and bird enthusiasts.

    "Red-Shouldered Hawk (Plate 56)" exemplifies Audubon's unique ability to blend artistic beauty with scientific precision, making it a treasured piece within "The Birds of America" collection and a significant contribution to the field of ornithology.

  • 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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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.

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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.

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.