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A Robin in a Snow-Laden Fir Tree

© the artist. Photo credit: Nature in Art

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Coming from an artistic family and a childhood in the country, Upton has always had an interest in painting wildlife. He worked as a teacher for 28 years before retiring to paint and write, full-time. He had his first one-man exhibition in 1974 and has continued to exhibit since. He has a special interest in horses, particularly the Arab horse.

Nature in Art



A Robin in a Snow-Laden Fir Tree




oil on board


H 24 x W 29.2 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the artist, 2003

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dated Nov 90


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Nature in Art

Wallsworth Hall, Twigworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL2 9PA England

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