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Discussing this painting Bob Kuhn wrote, “A few years back, a friend commissioned me to paint a big bull moose in a typical Alaskan setting. I worked up a couple of pencil sketches: one showed several animals in a closed-in setting; the other had them on a sidehill with lots of Alaska as a backdrop. My friend opted for the more scenic one. I never betray a preference in such a decision-making process, since I’m not the one who will be living with the painting. If you were to ask me now to choose between the two, you’d still get a very noncommittal answer. I may not be smart, but I am cowardly.”

The Artist
[Settlers West Galleries, Tucson, AZ]
Private Collection, Tucson, AZ

Bob Kuhn, Wild Harvest: The Animal Art of Bob Kuhn (Columbia, SC: Sporting Classics & Wildlife Art Magazine, 1997), page 131, illustrated

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