Takahe, Medium Art Block - Robyn Forbes
Tucked away and surrounded by an amazing orchard, birds and plant life, Robyn Forbes creates a gorgeous range of Art Blocks from the inspiration she gains at her home in Opotiki.
Robyn Forbes has transformed the Takahe into a beautiful piece of art.
Robyn Forbes has developed a process to protect her paintings in resin, producing gorgeous print as mounted art blocks, this makes them ideal for sending overseas as a gift or souvenir.
The Takahē or South Island Takahē, is a flightless bird indigenous to New Zealand and belonging to the rail family.
The Takahē is the largest living member of the Rallidae; its overall length is up to 63 cm and its average weight is about 2.75 kg . It is a stocky bird, with reduced wings, strong legs and a massive bill.The adult Takahē is mainly purple-blue in color, with a greenish back and inner wings. It has a red frontal shield and red-based pink bill. It’s legs are pink. Both male and Female are similar, the females being slightly smaller, but young birds have mainly pale brown plumage. The Takahe has a loud clowp call.
- Width – 95mm
- Height – 147mm
- Depth – 16mm