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Bird, Art, Tropical, Toucan, Keel-Billed, Vintage Watercolor, 20th Century


Daniel Narvaez
[Keel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Sulfuratus)]
2nd Half 20th Century
Watercolor and mixed media on illustration board
Signed lower right
20 x 27.5 inches

A natural history study of a keel-billed toucan on a branch. It is portrayed with scientific accuracy, but the composition and colors also lend it a decorative appeal.

The keel-billed toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus) is a colorful bird native to Latin America, and the national bird of Belize. It is sometimes known as sulfur-breasted toucan or rainbow-billed toucan.

Condition: Generally very good overall, with light toning and wear.