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Becky Milnor Art

Preston the Peacock

Regular price $712.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $712.00 USD
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I have always been in awe of the beauty and magnificence of Peacocks.  Their ostentatious manner as they display their majestic and lustrous feathers is enthralling.  Preston was also inspired by my love of elegant oriental painted porcelain.  Chinese ceramics are full of a sympathetic love of nature .

I wanted to interpret the decorative oriental art by depicting a peacock combined with glorious flowers. The soft and feminine flowers on the painting magnify the natural beauty of the peacock.  The gold backdrop creates a glamorous setting for Preston to parade his attractive and magnificent plumage.

Peacocks symbolise good luck and protection and I hope that Preston encapsulates these qualities and gifts them to his new owner.

65cm x 65cm x 4cm (including frame)

Canvas is 60cm x 60cm x 2cm

An original painting.  Gold leaf metal underlay and acrylic paint on canvas.  Signed on the front.  Canvas is set within a 1cm thick x 3.5cm deep wooden frame hand painted in an aubergine colour.

This painting is sent to you wrapped in recycled bubble wrap, cardboard corner protectors and corregated cardboard on the outer layer.


Please Note: Colour varies from screen to screen and devices.   Colours are captured as accurately as possible.  The process of applying gold leaf involves an underlay of red paint, there may be very small areas where the red is visible.


FREE delivery in mainland UK.   Please email me (  to calculate shipping costs outside of mainland UK.

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  • Beautiful painting!

    "I am so delighted that I bought a Becky Milnor original. The gold brings a vibrancy and opulence which is so impressive. I was bowled over by the beauty of the painting."

    Harriet Palmer

  • This painting is a treasure!

    "I am completely in love with Clariisa the Crane. I love the hues of Clarissa's plummage against the vibrancy of the moon and the delicacy of the grasses. Thank you so much Becky, this painting is a treasure."

    Jacqueline Ricketts

  • Amazing service

    " WOW! In the flesh it's even better, I didn't think that was possible! It is really, really wonderful. The frame is also fantastic. I really, really love it."

    Lisa Sutcliffe