Preoccupied Pair


“If I get married, I want to be very married.”
– Audrey Hepburn

Artist: Alison Nicholls
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Preoccupied Pair by Alison Nicholls. Media: acrylic. Shipped in: Mailing Tube.

A lion and lioness walk through long grasses together in the African bush. This painting was based on a field sketch I created in Botswana. When I returned home to my studio I decided to turn it into a larger painting. I painted the lions first, using washes of color to highlight the lion’s mane, then I added the long grasses on top. The square format of the painting works nicely with the vertical grasses and horizontal backs of the lions.

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Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 16 × 16 × 1 in