Vulpes Velox (Swift Fox), plate 52 from 'Quadrupeds of North America' Oil Painting - John James Audubon

Vulpes Velox (Swift Fox), plate 52 from 'Quadrupeds of North America'

John James AudubonItem # 341488
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Vulpes Velox (Swift Fox), plate 52 from 'Quadrupeds of North America'", 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

    "Vulpes Velox (Swift Fox), plate 52 from 'Quadrupeds of North America' by John James Audubon, is a notable illustration that captures the essence of one of North America's most elusive and agile canids. John James Audubon, renowned for his detailed and lifelike depictions of wildlife, collaborated with the Reverend John Bachman to produce 'The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America,' a comprehensive work published between 1845 and 1848. This ambitious project aimed to document and illustrate the diverse mammalian fauna of the continent, following the success of Audubon's earlier work, 'The Birds of America.'

    The Swift Fox (Vulpes velox) is a small, nocturnal fox native to the prairies and grasslands of North America, particularly in the central United States and parts of Canada. Known for its remarkable speed and agility, the Swift Fox can reach speeds of up to 60 kilometers per hour (37 miles per hour), which aids in its ability to evade predators and catch prey. The species is characterized by its slender body, large ears, and a bushy tail with a black tip. Its fur is typically a pale yellowish-gray, providing excellent camouflage in its natural habitat.

    Audubon's illustration of the Swift Fox is a testament to his skill and dedication as a naturalist and artist. The plate showcases the fox in a dynamic pose, highlighting its lithe form and alert demeanor. The background of the illustration often includes elements of the fox's natural environment, such as grasses and open plains, which provide context and enhance the realism of the depiction.

    'Quadrupeds of North America' was a significant contribution to the field of natural history and remains a valuable resource for researchers and enthusiasts alike. Audubon's meticulous attention to detail and his ability to capture the spirit of his subjects have ensured that his work continues to be celebrated and studied. Plate 52, featuring the Swift Fox, is a prime example of Audubon's artistry and his commitment to documenting the wildlife of North America."

  • 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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