The Whisper - Humpback Whale Mother & Calf Painting for Sale - FREE UK DELIVERY
Humpback Whales are known for their loud calls, congregating fellow members of the pod and communicating through the vastness of the ocean but did you know that they can also whisper?
Newborn humpback whales and their mothers have been studied and it has shown that they can share a unique, intimate form of communication, By calling softly to its mother, the calf is less likely be overheard and preyed on by killer whales. These faint whispers between mother and child could also be a way to keep mate-seeking males from interfering in the humpback’s nurturing, a crucial time in the newborn’s life as it braces for an arduous 8,000km (5,000 mile) journey back home to the Antarctic.
Humpback whales can be found both in the Arctic and Antarctic. Each pod spends the summer at the poles and travels to tropical areas in their respective hemispheres during the winter to breed.
This painting is has been created over several weeks with lots of fine detail and layers of soft colours and subtle textures across the canvas. The painting has been fully varnished and protected against u.v light damage so you will know that the colours and vibrancy of the painting will stay as good as new for years to come. I hope you like this painting and If you have any questions, let me know and I'll do everything I can to answer them.
Mixed Media on Canvas 31.5 inches x 12 inches on a 1.5 inch thick canvas, (80cm x 30cm on a 4cm deep canvas) The edges of the canvas have been painted black to give a bold 3D effect.