Posted by: cherylyoung | August 17, 2015

Wildlife artist J. Fenwick Lansdowne has been described as a humble man,

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Any of these 3 framed Lansdowne prints are available for $350.00 eachfen print Wildlife artist J. Fenwick Lansdowne has been described as a humble man, yet with a commanding presence. Just don’t compare him to James Audobon. While Lansdowne, too, specialized in painting birds with meticulous detail, in his introductory essay to J. Fenwick Landowne (Pomegranate 2014 $65 Canada), natural history guru Robert McCracken Peck disdains any such comparison. “Such references serve little purpose, except to confirm the seriousness of the artist’s work,” writes Peck. “They confuse shared subjects with shared styles, and public recognition with success. They imply there are winners and losers, and all artists are playing at a single game. Fen print 3 “When reviewers describe Fenwick Lansdowne as the John James Audubon of his day—as many have done through the years—what they are really trying to say is that he was a bird painter, and a very good one. Seen…

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