Heron by Cusa

Noel William Cusa (1909-1990)
Grey heron (Ardea cinerea), c.1980.
Watercolour over pencil, 188 x 270 mm.

Following a change in career, Noel Cusa became a popular bird artist of the 1980s. He illustrated many contemporary bird books.

His attractive and atmospheric artwork, as shown in this drawing of the grey heron, wonderfully captures the character of the birds he portrayed.

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