Carlita, Budapest Short-Faced Tumbler pigeon portrait.
Carlita is one of the extremes of pigeon breeding, with bulbous eyes and a tiny short beak. She was found in San Francisco, where Melne adopted her from Palomacy Pigeon and Dove Adoptions. Carlita lives with her mate Bowie.
SIZE: outside of frame is just under 7 x 9 inches, painting is 4.5 x 6.5 inches oval
MEDIA: acrylic painting on panel, varnished
FRAME: hard molded plastic, vintage