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Gallery One - "Mimicry"

The paintings in this gallery are from a set of silk paintings I call "Mimicry". I have deliberately presented the viewer with a dilemma. It is difficult to decide what is being imitated. Are the exotic birds mimicking the flowers and leaves or vice versa?


Paintings marked with a red spot have been sold.


Silk Painting Three Toucans

"Three Toucans" - mounted 50cm square

The toucans from the left are, Rainbow-billed Toucan, Red-billed Toucan and Channel-billed Toucan with Cattleya Orchids.

2000 Leonard Thompson


Silk Painting Macaw and Poinsettia

"Macaw and Poinsettia" - mounted 50cm square

A spectacular Scarlet Macaw surrounded by the scarlet bracts of the Poinsettia or Christmas Flower.

2000 Leonard Thompson


Silk Painting Heron and Strelitzia

"Heron and Strelitzia" - mounted 50cm square

A cluster of Strelitzia Reginae, the Bird of Paradise Flower, makes the perfect cover for a slender necked Heron.

2000 Leonard Thompson


Silk painting Cockatoo and Frangipani

"Cockatoo and Frangipani" - mounted 50cm square

A Sulphur-crested Cockatoo amongst the fragrant Frangipani or Plumeria sometimes known as the Temple Flower.

2000 Leonard Thompson


Silk Painting Conquistadores

"Conquistadores" - mounted 50cm square

The two toucans from the top are, Swainson's Toucan and Cuvier's Toucan admire Strelitzia Reginae, the Bird of Paradise Flower.

2001 Leonard Thompson


Silk Painting Orchids and flamingo

"Orchids and Flamingo" - mounted 50cm square

2000 Leonard Thompson


Silk Painting Toucan and Orchids

"Toucan and Orchids" - mounted 40cm square

2005 Leonard Thompson


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