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First Breath

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George Sumner

George Sumner

$11,500

American (1940)

  • Date: 1997
  • Oil on Board, signed l.l.
  • Size: 51 x 11 in. (129.54 x 27.94 cm)

$11,500

Unframed

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about First Breath

In this vertical composition, George Sumner depicts a baby humpback whale as it surfaces to take its first breath.

A monumental image, the work demonstrates the beauty and magnificence of marine animals and the vitality of life.

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About The Artist: George Sumner

George Sumner (born Aprıl 29,1940) is an American oil painter and environmental activist who began his career by creating marine-themed abstracts in the 1970s. Sumner's painting style appears similar to airbrushing, but he applies oil paint directly to large canvasses with baby diapers prior to blending and layering. His palette of high contrast colors often includes deep blue-green-orche or pink-violets-ruby, which are frequently lightened...

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About The Medium: Oil

Process of painting with pigments with a medium of drying oil as the binder. Commonly used drying oils include linseed oil, poppy seed oil, walnut oil, and safflower oil.

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First Breath

George Sumner

1997

Unframed

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First Breath

George Sumner

1997

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About Custom Framing: RoGallery's team of experts will mount and size your work in the frame.

$310

Black

$310

White

$310

Light Wood

$310

Gold

$310

Silver

$310

Dark Wood

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