About this artwork

Best known for his images of birds and other wildlife, in this festive print Seaby shows two bullfinches amongst the snow covered branches of a tree. The male bullfinch, with his unmistakable red breast and cheeks, contrasts against the pale blue of the sky.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
  • title:
    Bullfinches
  • date created:
    About 1911
  • materials:
    Colour woodcut on paper
  • measurements:
    21.50 x 21.50 cm (paper 23.60 x 23.60 cm)
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Purchased 1949
  • accession number:
    GMA 549
  • gallery:
    View by Appointment
  • subject:
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Allen William Seaby

Allen William Seaby