Oil on canvas

650mm x 500mm

I was approached to do an oil portrait of Shorthorn Cattle, featuring a top breeding bull, together with a cow and calf, set against the Kaikoura Ranges.

Bill Austin and his wife Judy have spent many years involved with the breeding of pedigree shorthorn cattle. While Bill is the President of the World Shorthorn Cattle Breeder Society and an international judge of beef cattle, Judy is past President of the New Zealand National Beef Expo Committee.

It was a real pleasure to present them with the finished work.



This is what they had to say:

We approached Brian to paint a typical South Island scene, incorporating mountains, low country and Shorthorn Cattle.

The scene that he has produced is absolutely superb. The colours and structure are very real – all that we asked for.

Brian has captured the quality of the cattle and the vibrancy of the setting.

We are proud to own this work of Brian’s.

Bill and Judy

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