Blue Wren Among the Marri Blooms – Rectangle Paper Print

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Artist Statement

A favourite among bird lovers, it is always a joy to spot a flash of blue darting among the bush! This painting was based upon a photo taken by bird enthusiast Mark Eatwell.

Botanical Description

The ‘Splendid Wren’ is found across much of Australia. Like other Fairy-wrens it is unrelated to the true wren. In Western Australia it is known colloquially as the ‘Blue Wren’, and is found in much of central and southern parts in a habitat ranging from forest through to dry scrub. It generally seeks vegetation for shelter. Ants, grasshoppers, crickets, spiders, bugs and small quantities of seeds flowers and fruit form its diet. Being an active and restless feeder it moves with a series of hops and bounces, usually across open ground, assisted by its large upright tail. Two to eight birds defend a territory year round. Breeding occurs in late August through to January when the males provide various courtship displays while the female, with brown plumage blue wings and tail, builds the nest. In some urbanised areas it has disappeared, as it hasn’t adapted well to human occupation, but otherwise its numbers are not threatened. Marri (Corymbia calophylla) is a large and common tree in the southwest of Australia allied to Bloodwoods rather than Eucalypti.

Helen Ansell Rectangle Fine Art Paper Prints – also available as a Rectangle Canvas Print, Square Canvas Print, Square Paper Print, Picnic Blanket, Bamboo Eco Coffee Cup and Tea Towel (individually or as part of a 3 pack)

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Description

Helen Ansell Rectangle Paper Prints are available as giclée quality prints using Fine Art smooth paper 220gsm.
Using archival ink, all have a lightfastness under glass and away from direct sunlight of greater than 200 years.
Fine Art Paper Prints available in the following sizes:

  1. A3 (297 x 420mm) including a 30mm border on all sides.
  2. A2 (420 x 594mm) including a 40mm border on all sides.
  3. A1 (594 x 841mm) including a 50mm border on all sides.
  4. A0 (841x1189mm) including a 75mm border on all sides.

Printed in Australia.

*Please allow up to 6 business days for your purchase to be posted. Beautiful art requires time to be printed, each print is made to order just for you.

** This print is also available in a square size print.

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