Original Art for Sale

On this page you’ll find original paintings for sale. If you wish to purchase a framed original artwork do not hesitate to contact Roger for further information on any of the Art works and freight costs, or click here for estimated cost within metropolitan Australia.

*All Images on this Web site are protected by International copyright laws and can not be reproduced or copied with out the consent From the Artist ROGER MURCOTT *

 

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BROLGAS

“BROLGAS”

Painted on panel in Acylic with airbrush

Famed  size 108 cm x 78 cm

Image size 80 cm x 53 cm

$3950.00

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“THE EDGE”

(YOUNG WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE)

painted on canvas in Acrylic

Fame size 61 cm x 78 cm

Image size 40 cm x 56 cm

$2200.00

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“CATTLE EGRET”

A Painting that developed over a few months,a lot of airbrush work and over painting ,the Egrets are shown in their breeding plumage orange and yellow tones .

Painted in Acrylic on panel

Framed size 74cm x 58cm

SOLD

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“PEREGRINE”

Peregrine

Often seen hunting around this area.

“I  Painted this after a visit from a falconer who brought his Peregrine round to my studio for a visit”

 Putting the Peregrine high in the clouds,waiting for a bird to break away from the group,air brushing the clouds and adding the Falcon later,I moved the sketch around to find the most appealing area to place the bird,and finally the smaller birds to finish off

“One of my favorite paintings at the moment”

 


Framed size: 110cm x 77cm

$3500.00

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“HIGH TIDE”
(Pacific Gulls)

 Pacific Gulls

Pacific Gulls are seen on a mooring post in the Port river S.A.

Painted after doing colour sketches on a field trip

“The water painted in gold and greens to give the feel of deep mooring water”  

 


Painted in Acrylic, under glass. Airbrushed background.

Framed size: 78cm x 56cm

$1200.00

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“WHITE EYED DUCK”

White eyed Duck

This is one of a series of paintings of Australian ducks I did over a few months.

The white eyed duck was a pleasure to paint as I had already sketched the subject quite a few times so I couldn’t wait to get those colours down on the canvas,I enjoyed using airbrushes for the water effects water is never still and  always a challenge to paint”

Painted on canvas. Acrylics, airbrushed background.

Framed size: 43cm x 53cm

$850.00

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“BLUE-BILLED DUCK”

Blue billed Duck

From the series of Australian Duck paintings.

This is how you often see Blue billed ducks,

They sit differently in the water often with their tail down and that blue bill  unmistakable!

Changing the water effects on each of the series became easier as I went on to each one” 

Painted on canvas. Acrylics, airbrushed background.
Framed size: 43cm x 53cm

$850.00

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“FLIGHT”

(Black Ducks)

Black Ducks Flight

“I’ve tried to catch the panic ducks have when they are spooked”

Great colour in the wings when the light hits them. 

Painted with acrylic on a panel

Framed size: 100cm x 78cm
$3500.00

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“BLACK SWAN”

Black Swan

A very elegant and serene bird to Paint.

“I’ve painted a few Swans over the years,this one shows a peaceful scene after dipping it’s bill and creating milky ripples”

Painted with acrylics on panel, airbrush work in the water effect.

Black Swan - 80cm x 59cm - $1650

Framed size: 80cm x 59cm

$1950.00

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“SWAMPHEN”

Swamp Hen

One of many paintings I’ve done of these birds.

The Swamphens colours inspired me to paint this, the blue breast and the red of the bill and shield on the head “they are often over looked as just a common bird “

Painted with acrylics on panel. The swamphen has some amazing colours.

Framed 59cm x 79cm

$2600.00

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“THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY”
(Quails)

Quail

I painted the Quails when a perfect specimen was brought into my studio(it happens a lot) 

“I brought it back to life in the painting”

Painted with acrylics on panel. These quails are well camouflaged. “The one that got away” refers to the egg that has rolled from the nest.

Framed size: 83cm x 102cm

$3500.00

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“SUPERB BLUE WRENS”

Superb Blue wren

I paint superb blue wrens often as they are such  characters  “there one minute gone the next”

The idea  for this painting was conceived after watching the blue wrens in a nearby park, the weathered gate and moss seemed a perfect setting for them.

Painted with acrylics on canvas. Male and female Superb blue wrens.

Framed size: 54cm x 67cm

SOLD

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“EVENING COLOURS”
(Black ducks)

Black Ducks

A pair of Black Ducks,easy to spot at a distance by the way they just cruise through the water! This pair swimming across the dam at sunset,”loved the colours of the water”

Painted with acrylics on panel.  

 

Framed size: 75cm x 47cm

$1200.00

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“REFLECTIONS ON THE MURRAY”
(White-faced herons)Reflections on the Murray

An early morning sketching trip inspired this scene, it was so tranquil and the White-faced Herons taking flight completed the picture.

Painted with acrylics on canvas. 

Framed size: 122cm x 89cm

$4500.00

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“GONE FISHING”
(Azure Kingfisher)

Gone Fishing

The painting of the kingfisher started with the scene I was sketching, a flash of blue caught my eye a kingfisher was sitting close by,so I put the bird where I thought he should sit in the painting,showing how small he is in comparison to the rushes . 

 

Painted with acrylics on panel. 

Framed size: 45cm x 66cm

SOLD

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“ADELAIDE ROSELLA”

Adelaide Rosellas

An Adelaide Rosella sits on a post in the Adelaide hills.

“Although the Rosella Was’nt around at the time in the scene,the post needed a sitter to finish off the painting

The orange red and blue of a Rosella gave the painting what it needed.

Painted with acrylics on panel.
Framed: 44cm x 68cm

SOLD

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“AUSTRALIAN BARN OWL”

Barn Owl

A Barn Owl in a tumble-down shed. I like the mottled colours and the pure white face. A real challenge to paint,to have the wings for the detail in my collection made painting it a lot easier

“My favorite owl to paint”

Painted with acrylic on panel.
Framed size: 64cm x 82cm

SOLD

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“AGAINST THE WIND”
(Red-rumped parrots)

Against the Wind

Two males and a female sit on a deserted shed on a windy day.

“The old shed was due to be pulled down,it needed saving at least in a painting,I put the Red-rumps on the roof as they were always around the shed”

Painted with acrylics on panel.
Framed size: 100cm x 79cm

 SOLD

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“HIDE OUT”

 (Australian Magpie)

 Hide Out

 Magpie in the old tack room ,as I walked in the Magpie flew out squawking”don’t know who was more shocked”

So I put him back in the shed in this painting!

 A large piece painted over a few weeks with a lot of airbrush work

 Hide Out (Australian Magpie) - 84cm x 114cm - $4950

Painted with acrylics on panel

Framed size: 84cm x 114cm

$4950.00

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“ORPHAN”

(Eastern Grey Kangaroo joey)

Orphan

Painted with acrylics on panel.
One of the few animal portraits on the web site. I had to paint him after the story I was told.

Orphan (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) - 57cm x 77cm - $1950

Painted with acrylics on panel.

Framed size: 57cm x 77cm

$1950.00

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“WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE STUDY”

Wedge Tailed Eagle Study

Studies of a Captive Eagle which lived well over twenty years after being rescued as a young Bird

She made a good Model “JEMIMA”

Painted with acrylics on canvas.
Framed size: 63cm x 83cm

$2200.00

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“BLUE WINGED KOOKABURRA”

Blue Winged Kookaburra

This study painting was the starting point for a large commissioned work.

“Kookaburras are great subjects to paint”

Painted with acrylics on panel.
Framed size:41cm x 29cm

SOLD

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“CASSOWARY”

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I was inspired to paint this portrait of the Cassowary by its superb colouring,using Gouache and blending white with the colours gave it the soft look

Cassowary

Painted in Gouache, under glass.

Framed size 78cm x 63cm

SOLD

 

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“ORANGUTAN”

I painted this after a visit to the zoo,I was watching this moody young one just sitting looking really bored.

What a pose,just had to capture “That look”

painted with acrylics on panel.
Framed size: 70cm x 89cm

$2500.00

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