Vance Kirkland

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Year 1943

Artist Vance Kirkland (1904-1981, American)

Media watercolor on paper

Dimensions 22 1/2 x 31 inches

I. Designed Realism. This was done at the Denver Museum of Natural History (now Denver Museum of Nature & Science) as a demonstration for Kirkland’s students who he took there for a class painting exercise. It is a dramatic example of how well Kirkland could paint realistically.

Not currently on view

Signature Signed "Kirkland 1943" lower right corner

Credit Line Collection Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

Accession Number VK1943.01