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Spark Of Ruby - Cardinal In Redbud Tree By Carl Brenders

By Carl Brenders

Spark of Ruby by Carl Brenders, available from Art Barbarians Art Gallery.

"Dale Shields, alias the Pelican Man of the Bird Sanctuary he founded in Sarasota, Florida, once told me about an idea he had for a saying: “When one comes out and hears the birds singing, one is in tune with the universe. But if one comes out and doesn't hear them, one is in big trouble.” This reminds me of the English poet Robert Browning’s Song from Pippa Passes: “The year’s at the spring… The lark’s on the wing… All’s right with the world!”

"In spring, when nature wakes up after a long winter, it transforms the landscape into a real wonderland. Shrubs and trees start to bloom, anxious to keep their species going. Birds get into their breeding plumage, a delight for any birder. These are the treasures of spring."

"North American birds are as familiar to me as the European birds. Few European birds have colors as bright as those of the cardinal, American goldfinch and blue jay. For a long time, I struggled with the idea for a cardinal painting, but when I saw the beauty of the blooming redbud trees, I chose to do a triptych: three of my favorite North American birds would be the stars, instead of only one. Blue, red and yellow - the three main colors - all of them in the same scenery! It was an enormous task, but the satisfaction was in proportion. I am very happy that I can bring the spring into people's houses. These redbud trees bloom just as winter fades and spring arrives. The blossoms appear long before the leaves, and the display is spectacular." ~ Carl Brenders from his new book "Pride of Place" (2007).

Spark of Ruby - Cardinal in Red-bud Tree by Carl Brenders is available for sale as a signed and numbered limited edition of only 2,500 art prints with a 14 x 8-1/2 vertical image size priced at $75 unframed.

They can be ordered framed or unframed. We are a full service custom frame shop and can build a design to meet any style or budget. Order yours today. All artwork is professionally boxed and insured and guaranteed to arrive in mint condition. Wildlife Artist Carl Brenders did a painting of a Cardinal sitting in a in Redbud Tree in this high quality fine art print for sale. All artwork has been hand signed by the artist. This fine art print was published in 2001.

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Signed And Numbered Limited Edition Paper Print 14 x 8-1/2 Image Size 2500 $75.00

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