240. Description: Titles "Arizona Roadrunner" this meticulously water color painted image depicts a familiar bird with flowering cacti and desert vistas. Signed and dated 1986 at lower left with name plate on frame at bottom center.
Size: Beautifully framed with multiple linen mats behind glass, the sight area measures approximately 12 x 16 and frame 25.75 x 28.75 x 1.75" with a shipping weight of about 12.5 lbs.
When I was young, I raised two Roadrunners from the egg in CA and keep them both for several years. They were the greatest pets, that I ever had. The birds were both bright, and very affectionate as they were imprinted to me. Seeing this beautiful water color brings back a flood of great childhood memories.
Condition: Excellent condition.
The Artist: William Warren Dailey was from Belgium. He loved to paint wildlife, especially fowl. He is very clean and precise in his paintings. He will sketch his piece out in pencil first and then spend weeks or months carefully detailing each feather or hair on an animal.
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