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Bullfinches About 1911

Not on display

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.

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An image pressed or stamped onto paper or fabric. This encompasses a wide variety of techniques, usually produced in multiples, although one-off prints, known as monoprints, are also included. The term is also applied to photographic images.



  • Acc. No. GMA 549
  • Medium Colour woodcut on paper
  • Size 21.50 x 21.50 cm (paper 23.60 x 23.60 cm)
  • Credit Purchased 1949