Runner Ducks Heritage Poultry Painting Canvas Print


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Runner Ducks Heritage Poultry Painting Canvas Print
Runner Ducks Heritage Poultry Painting Canvas Print
Runner Ducks Heritage Poultry Painting Canvas Print
Runner Ducks Heritage Poultry Painting Canvas Print
Runner Ducks Heritage Poultry Painting Canvas Print
Runner Ducks
A.O. Schilling, 1947

For the first time, now own a rare and beautiful piece of history from the WATT Global Media heritage poultry breed art collection. Never before made available, these original paintings can be printed in high resolution detail, certain to make any poultry lover a perfect gift as an addition to the home or office and ready to hang.

Also known as Indian Runner Ducks or Penguin Ducks, Runner Ducks have tall, upright bodies. Like most breeds of domestic duck, Runner Ducks are a development of the wild mallard. Runners are prolific layers, outperforming many chickens 200 eggs a year or more.

Arthur Oscar Schilling (1882-1958) is a renowned painter and illustrator of animals and landscapes. He was the official artist of the American Poultry Association and illustrated the American Standard on Poultry.

The WATT Global Media collection of poultry breed paintings (1926-1950) is the largest single collection of rare poultry breed portraits worldwide. The complete collection is comprised of 57 framed oil paintings of different poultry breeds created by three American artists, A.O. Schilling, L. Stahmer and F.L. Sewell, and was commissioned by J.W. Watt, founder of Watt Publishing Company in the mid-1920s.

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