White Encounter – Polar Bear – Signed Limited Edition Giclee Canvas Print by Robert Bateman
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White Encounter – Polar Bear
Robert Bateman Hand Signed Limited Edition Giclee Canvas Print 42″ x 56″
Edition Size: 99
“The idea for this painting came while driving on one of those bright, cold, January days, with a strong northwest wind following a snowstorm. The back roads near our home were mostly blown bare, but here and there they were clogged with thick drifts…then the thought occurred to me about traveling in the Arctic. What if you enterend a drift and unknown to you, a polar bear entered the drift from the other side. By the time you both knew this, it would be too late. With polar bears it is important to see them from as far away as possible. As soon as I returned from the drive, I did a sketch of the concept. This painting is the wayt I expressed the discovery.” – R. Bateman.”Robert Bateman
(From the original painting White Encounter – Polar Bear – 1980 – 36″ x 48″ Acrylic and Oil)
PLEASE NOTE – canvas is shipped rolled & unstretched.