Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Garner, North Carolina, hand painted speckled seatrout on hand carved pinewood paddle, signed D. Raver on paddle blade.
Length: 34.25 in."The way to show what a fish really looks like is to show a Duane Raver painting of it. He's just unfailingly accurate."
-Greg Jenkins, Editor, Wildlife in North Carolina. Raver was a fish biologist and go-to illustrator for North Carolina's wildlife programs. In 2021, The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission presented Duane Raver with the Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award. His original works of art are considered North Carolina treasure.