Art for parrot and bird lovers! “Cockatoo Hour” is a gorgeous painting of a Major Mitchell Cockatoo done in a “Modern Chinoiserie” style. The cockatoo’s feathers are intricately painted with pretty chinoiserie details. Major Mitchell cockatoos are known for their fancy colorful crowns! The tiny lines that detail this cockatoo painting can only truly be appreciated in person and up close! Major Mitchell Cockatoo’s are soft pink cockatoos that live in Australia. The oldest living cockatoo lived to be 83 years old!
The swirling marbled background is inspired by antique marbled papers of Italy. Artist Allison Cosmos traveled to Italy years ago and was fascinated with the beautiful books and papers in Florence. Although traditional marbling is done with paper laid on a liquid surface and color floating on the surface, Allison hand painted the pattern.
Artist Allison Cosmos also has a fondness for rare, endangered and colorful birds. This art piece is part of a 9 piece series of parrot paintings. Choose your favorite bird and mix together for drama and fun! They look great stacked or side by side.
Unframed, “Cockatoo Hour” is acrylic on wood. This original work of art measures 20″ X 20″ and is signed by the artist Allison Cosmos.
Art prints include paper and canvas. Please allow 30 days for all prints as they are made to order. Paper and un-stretched canvas will arrive rolled. Ground shipping is complimentary anywhere in the US and Canada.
To the trade pricing available. Custom requests and commissions are welcome.
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20" X 20"