'JUVENILE LONG TAILED TIT'
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210mm x 255mm
Very fine signed and framed original watercolour on textured paper of a juvenile Long Tailed Tit by listed artist David Andrews, perched on a bramble branch.
David Andrews has been a professional wildlife Artist since 1965. During his distinguished career he has painted many varied subjects in oil, watercolour, acrylic and gouache. He is best known for his paintings of British Birds and Mammals.
One patron of David’s work was Sir Peter Scott at ‘The Wildfowl Trust’ Slimbridge in Gloucestershire. In 1967 David was soon commissioned by Publishers Paul Hamlyn, to illustrate a full colour publication “Bird Behaviour” written by Dr John Sparks, of the Zoological Society of London, and producer of BBC One T.V. Programme *Wildlife on One”. From the late 1960’s until the mid-1980’s a total of 24 more David Andrews pictures were published and distributed worldwide. During this period, many of his earlier pictures appeared on British T V programmes as Set Decoration. Including ‘Softly, Softly’, ‘Z Cars’, ‘The Sweeney’, ‘Wild Alliance’, ‘George and Mildred’, ‘Robin’s Nest’, ‘Take the Highroad’, ‘Crossroads’, ‘Coronation Street’. ‘The Two Ronnies’, ‘One Foot in the Grave’, ‘A Good Murder’. David had several ‘ One Man Exhibitions’ in the 1970’s including 5 at Harrods Knightsbridge Gallery in London and several other venues throughout the U.K. including Harrogate, Watford, Birmingham. Bristol, Torquay and the Cotswolds. Several other smaller Exhibitions followed in the early 1980’s in Sydney Australia, Wellington New Zealand and Boston U.S.A.