Basil Ede, born in England in 1931, is regarded as being among the foremost painters in the history of avian portraiture. Often compared with John James Audubon, Mark Catesby and Archibald Thorburn in his treatment of his subjects and their backgrounds, he is noted for combining ornithological and ecological accuracy and detail with dramatic impressionistic and stylised backgrounds 🐦

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