The Art of a Sporting Life: The Wildlife Art of David Hagerbaumer, Vol. 2

John Orrelle

$ 60.00

David Hagerbaumer, one of the most celebrated wildlife artists in America, is best known for his captivating paintings of waterfowl and upland game. A pioneer of twentieth century sporting and wildlife art, David Hagerbaumer has delighted thousands with his exquisite watercolors of birds and habitat panoramas. Along with his popular appeal, his influence on other artists has been considerable, further assuring his prominence in the history of sporting art. 

Among duck hunters he is legendary, having hunted waterfowl for three quarters of a century. He is one of few men to have hunted with live decoys.

Foreward by Worth Mathewson with tributes and shared memories by artists and other friends.

John Orrelle is a retired college instructor with an abiding interest in American sporting and wildlife art. 

His writing has appeared in a variety of outdoor periodicals, including Gray's Sporting Journal, Fly Fisherman and Field & Stream.

An early trustee for the American Museum of Fly Fishing, his book Fly Reels of the Past is a pioneering treatise on vintage tackle and a standard among collectors

208 pages
12 x 9 in.
Hardcover with Dust Jacket

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