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Bald Eagle - Art Print

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At age 37, Glen Loates was the first Canadian artist to be represented at the White House. In 1982, President Reagan, on behalf of the people of the United States of America, accepted the painting "The Bald Eagle" in The Oval Office.

It all started with Glen's idea to present a magnificent life-sized painting of a bald eagle to the President of the United States as a gesture of friendship between the two countries and to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of this bird of prey as America's symbol.

With Glen's determination and persistence, he was able to reach out to the Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Prime Minister Trudeau was very enthusiastic about the idea and was eager to attend the presentation. Due to his other commitments, Prime Minister Trudeau arranged for Canadian Ambassador Allan Gotlieb to accompany Glen at The White House. 
Reagan was awestruck when he saw the piece. The framed watercolour painting measured 127 by 152 centimetres, (50 by 60 inches). The watercolour was full of life and extremely detailed.

Our art prints are produced on acid-free paper using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of colour. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting if desired.

About the Artist

Glen Loates is a self-taught artist whose professional career began at the age of 11, when he designed the Canadian Cancer Society's daffodil and won the Royal Philatelic Award for Canada's first full-colour postage stamp, the "Gray Jay".

He is the first Canadian artist to be represented at the White House when he presented President Reagan, his painting "The Bald Eagle" in the oval office. His Royal Highness Prince Philip, and The Duke of Edinburgh are amongst many of the high profile private collectors of Glen's work. 

Glen's work was exhibited at many prominent museums, such as The Royal Ontario Museum, The Alexander Koenig Museum, and The British Museum, to name a few.

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