DIMENSIONS: (unframed) 18.0 x 24.0 in./45.7 x 61.0 cm
SIGNATURE: Signed lower right
MEDIUM: Oil on canvas
Penguins depicts a group of Magellanic Penguins, a species characterised by the presence of a broad crescent of white feathers extending from just above each eye to the chin, a horseshoe-shaped band of black feathers which cuts across the white feathers on the penguins chest, and a small area of pink flesh on its face. The Magellanic penguin is usually found on the Falkland Islands and nearshore islands along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of southern America, however, some have reached as far as Peru, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand and the Antarctic Peninsula.