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Procreation, Oleander Hawk Moths

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Nature in Art

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Peter Scott was a pioneering conservationist and ornithologist, who was knighted in 1973 for his services to conservation. He was Nature in Art’s first president and is one of the UK’s best known wildlife artists. This painting was felt by the artist to be his finest work. Peter Scott was also an author, naturalist, sailor, scuba diver and gliding champion. He trained as a biologist at Cambridge and then as a painter at Munich State Academy and the Royal Academy schools (1934–1936).

Nature in Art

Gloucester

  • Date

    1981

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    90 x 70 cm

  • Accession number

    1991.405

  • Acquisition method

    gift from the Trustees of the Peter Scott Will Trust, 1991

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Wallsworth Hall Twigworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL2 9PA England

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