John Banovich - Aloe I Speke's Weaver
John Banovich - Aloe I Speke's Weaver
John Banovich - Aloe I Speke's Weaver
John Banovich - Aloe I Speke's Weaver

John Banovich - Aloe I Speke's Weaver

Regular price $300.00 Sale

Limited Edition Giclée Canvas
Zawadi Edition - 15" x 8":

175 s/n plus 15 Artist Proofs
• Limited Edition: $275
• Artist Proof: $330
• Frame BR (Gold) - 18" x 11": $300
• Frame AF (Brown) - 20" x 13": $300

On a safari in East Africa I discovered a beautiful Aloe Vera Vulgaris plant growing just outside of my tent. Even more exciting than the plant was that each morning I would witness and multitude of bid species coming to drink the plants sweet nectar. A constantly changing parade of color was unfolding right before my eyes. I was inspired to paint these beautiful birds and I chose the Speke’s Weaver and the Marcio Sunbird for their bright and contrasting colors. Finding inspiration from the approach of John James Audubon, I placed the focus on the birds and allowed the background to remain simple and painterly. While painting I worked on both simultaneously, trying the compositions together and creating the perfect set for collections in Aloe I and Aloe II.