8.00" x 5.50"
10.00" x 7.50"
Altamira Bison 2 - Landscape Art Print
by Weston Westmoreland
Altamira Bison 2 - Landscape by Weston Westmoreland - 8" x 5.5"
Archival Matte Paper
Rolled in a Tube
Altamira Bison 2 - Landscape art print by Weston Westmoreland. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Prehistoric Bison at rest, from Altamira cave, Spain. Digital painting.... more
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Prehistoric Bison at rest, from Altamira cave, Spain. Digital painting. The bison in Altamira are beyond any doubt amongst the most exquisite paintings of the Paleolithic. It is difficult to find bison of similar delicacy in Lascaux, Chauvet or Niaux, or Ekain, to mention some of the most amazing caves so far discovered. These crouching bison, known as "bisontes encogidos" were painted in this position to adapt the images to, or inspired by, the natural bulges of the ceiling, thus conferring them a magical third dimension. The effect, under electric light, is simply breathtaking. How it would be to see these images as they were meant to be seen, under firelight, with all those elegant mammals alive in the flickering flame... I wish I could. We do not know what our ancestors painted for. We will probably never know. It is believed they did not paint what they actually hunted. The most accepted theory is that they had some shamanic, spiritual, purpose. The paintings on the cave walls...
About Weston Westmoreland
Hi there, Born in '72 and shooting pictures since '83, I particularly enjoy creating wide panoramic compositions, HDRs, HDR Panoramas... But not just... Here you will find landscapes and cityscapes, ancient ruins and modern buildings, moons and seas, planes and boats, guns and flowers, animals and machines, forests and deserts, vanguard and prehistory, digital and film, color and black & white, graves and newborns, temples, trenches, palaces, castles, tanks, churches, bunkers... However, they have some things in common: they are meaningful images, I believe them all to be beautiful, and they are for the most part unique. Come in and judge for yourself. W. W. WE CAN CUSTOMIZE ANY PICTURE TO YOUR PERSONAL LIKING AND MAKE IT...