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The Flight - Tretchikoff Print

The Flight - Tretchikoff Print

Regular price R 10,000.00
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"The Flight" is a captivating and enigmatic composition that depicts a white bird soaring through what appears to be a fiery and tumultuous environment. This piece is a testament to Tretchikoff's ability to evoke a sense of mystery and intrigue through his art. The central focus of 'The Flight' is the bird in flight. Its stark white feathers stand out dramatically against the intense backdrop of what seems to be a conflagration. The bird's position in the painting is dynamic, as if it is navigating its way beyond the chaotic and fiery scene. This portrayal of the bird's movement adds an element of urgency and tension to the artwork.

The use of colour is particularly noteworthy. The fiery, reddish-orange background creates a stark contrast with the purity of the white bird. The contrast between the serene and the chaotic, the calm and the turbulent, draws the viewer's attention and leaves them with a sense of ambiguity. Is the bird escaping from the fire or is it an embodiment of the fire's spirit? Tretchikoff's work invites viewers to contemplate the meaning and significance of the juxtaposition of these elements.

'The Flight' is a powerful example of Tretchikoff's ability to convey emotions and thoughts beyond the literal. The painting can be seen as a representation of struggle, transformation, or even transcendence.


We offer 5 standard sizes for each artwork, either as unframed or framed prints (behind glass). 

The standard sizes reflect the dimensions of entire print.

For framed prints - the frame sits just outside of above mentioned dimensions. 


The manufacturing process is all done by hand, and to order, and takes us 5-10 working days. You will be notified as soon as the courier collects the order.

Thereafter, shipping time is usually 2-3 working days within South Africa and approximately 10-14 working days outside of South Africa.

Material & Colour

This fine art print is printed with Epson Ultra chrome Ink on 270gsm LFORD GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Textured Silk Paper, and certified with our exclusive embossed trademark. Kindly note colours and tones viewed on your computer screen do not reflect the exact tone of the physical print.

Look out for Tretchikoff's Pigeon

A familiar figure in many of Tretchikoff’s works, the pigeon signified good fortune. Each one of our prints is certified with an embossed pigeon in its bottom right corner to ensure it is an authentic licensed print.

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