'Hastening - Paradise Shelduck Ducklings'
Two downy four-day old Paradise Shelduck ducklings hastening across the surface of a lake.
Acrylic painting on professional panel, framed in Marie-Claire’s signature frame
'These are my favourite ducklings due to the patchwork stripes. They are painted from a small brood that waddled daily across my driveway to the lake opposite.'
SOLD – Private Collection
About the animal
The Paradise Shelduck is native to New Zealand with males being predominantly black and females chestnut with a white neck and head. Down- covered ducklings are striped brown and white.
Marie-Claire's signature frame used on paintings on panel