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Red-Breasted Goose and Whitefronts at Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

© 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 used by Shell in its 'Guide to Britain'. 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).

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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    49.3 x 74.7 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    on loan from the Shell Art Collection, 1988


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Wallsworth Hall Twigworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL2 9PA England

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