Horse Of The Forest
Pen and Ink drawing digital reproduction
11 3/4 “ x 16 1/2” 297mm x 420mm
(Comes with matt board and backing)
Inspired by the majestic Scots Pine of the Caledonian Forest. The Capercaillie Capall-coille in Gaelic it means “horse of the forest” a large game bird residing in the pinewoods of Scotland.
The birds became extinct in Scotland in 1785 and was restocked with birds from Sweden. Numbers have been halved over recent year due to loss of habitat, dear fencing and chick mortality.
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