ORIGINAL DRAWING Goldfinches, Carduelis carduelis, eating seeds of a carduus. Nearby a Vanessa cardui. Host-plant and host-butterfly.


ORIGINAL DRAWING Goldfinches, Carduelis carduelis, who love to eat Carduus (Thistles) seeds. The name Carduelis shows the host relationship. Also, the butterfly, Vanessa Cardui, shows that the Carduus is a host plant for the caterpillars of this butterfly. Plant, Bird and Butterfly are related. Original drawing by Dutch nature artist Paula Kuitenbrouwer, owmer of ArtsBooksCrafts, and author of 'Birds, Butterflies, Fish & Botany'.

This is an original drawing with high quality light fast, coloured pencils on high quality art paper. It will be registered with a 'Certificate of Authenticity' at Hahnemuhle Fine Art Registry. Hahnemulhe is a German based producer of high quality art paper. This means this original is very high in quality and the registry of this artwork can be checked. Your Certificate of Authenticity comes with an Artwork Protection Hologram System (a gold coloured hologram sticker with a number). Hahnemuhle's certifying system is a professional system for artists and clients who require a trustworthy and reputable system for ensuring the legitimacy of their products.

Size of drawing is 31-41 cm, 12-16 inches and it needs professional mount/framing.

It makes a beautiful gift: unique artwork.

Details are amazingly clear.

This drawing will be shipped in an artist expandable cylinder named 'The Tube' by ICON. It has an adjustable shoulder strap and can be used over and over for workshops, transporting documents, school artwork etc. It price is included in the shipping.

The purchase of this artwork does not transfer reproduction rights © Paula Kuitenbrouwer

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