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"Above the Clouds"

Mountain Goat

Mountain Goats (Oreamnos americanus) are the quintessential Alpine animal. They are perfectly adapted to life above the timberline. Their thick coats, well-balanced anatomy, and splayed hooves provide them valuable tools for surviving the harsh life among the clouds. I titled this piece “Above the Clouds” to emphasize their ability to survive at altitudes above 10,000'.

I was fortunate to find a wonderful photograph of a Mountain Goat by photographer Jonathan Ley. He was kind enough to grant me permission to use the photo as a reference for this drawing. This limited edition drawing is available in two sizes: 16"x20" and 11"x14" frame sizes. Both are produced as archival, pigment-based prints on 100% cotton rag fine art paper.

Mountain Goat - Detail 1
Mountain Goat - Detail 1

Mountain Goat - Detail 2
Mountain Goat - Detail 2

Mountain Goat - Detail 3
Mountain Goat - Detail 2

Medium: Graphite Pencil
Paper:
Strathmore 500 Series Bristol Plate
Edition: Signed and Numbered Limited Edition


Image Size: 7.25" x 9"
$40.00

Image Size: 11.1" x 13.9"
$80.00
Notecards are also available for this print.

Last Update: December 17, 2008


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