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"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/21298/artist/1508/artwork/honesty-captive-breeding-22298">Honesty - captive breeding</a>" by Jonathan Sainsbury | United Kingdom
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Honesty - captive breeding

Wallhanging by Jonathan Sainsbury
Dimensions:
68.00cm H x 117.00cm W
Medium:
Watercolor
Year Completed:
2022
Subject(s):
Indochinese Green Peafowl
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Artist will donate 25% to World Pheasant Association from sale of this work.
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Price: $6,000 USD
This painting portrays the Indochinese Green Peafowl that comes from Cambodia where its numbers are declining, and the World Pheasant Association is trying to restore them to ensure their survival. Captive breeding often takes place, hence this picture of a bird out of place in a wintery environment so far from the tropical forests of Southeast Asia. I used the ‘Honesty’ plants to emphasize the incongruous situation.

 

 

Honesty - captive breeding | Wallhanging by Jonathan Sainsbury | Artists for Conservation 2022