Pintos

Bev Doolittle
Limited Edition Print
18 W x 18 H inches
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Artwork Description

“I was observing a small group of chestnut horses in a grassy meadow when I became aware that they were ‘observing’ me. This seemed like an interesting situation for a painting. I also thought it would be fun to have the horses observing you, the viewer, before you could find the horses! So I began to think of ways to camouflage them.

“The varied abstract markings of pinto horses suggested to me patterns of snow against rock, which seemed a natural solution for camouflage. The chestnut horses became ‘Pintos’ and the grassy meadow turned into a backdrop of rocks and snow.”