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Cranes of the Grey Wind | Legacy Reserve Collection

Platte River, Nebraska

Legacy Reserve | Edition of 20

In 1975 when Mangelsen created his very first limited edition photograph, he made the decision to hold back his most valuable prints, numbered 1 to 20, so that one day as a career capstone they would be offered as part of a Legacy Reserve Collection. Many images featured in this collection have been sold out for more than a decade, complemented by recent masterworks destined to sell out in the future.

Initially reserved for museums, conservation nonprofits, and family members, collectors now have the unique opportunity to acquire Mangelsen’s “best of the best” photographs, to own one of the twenty numbers from his personal artist reserve. Each Legacy Reserve fine art collector will be invited to join the legendary photographer for an unforgettable Grand Teton Adventure

Mangelsen is as much a conservationist as he is an artist, and thus a portion of the Legacy Reserve Collection proceeds will be donated to critical conservation issues close to his heart.

Item Number: 6250LR


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To collect a Legacy Reserve image, contact Customer Support at
800-228-9686 or contact a Mangelsen – Images of Nature Gallery


ABOUT THE IMAGE:
Early March snow flurries and dim morning light blend the soft greys of sandhill cranes standing in the shallow waters of a submerged sandbar. A pair of mallards and a female wigeon are dwarfed by the regal cranes whose ancestors have come to the Platte River for more than ten million years. Soon, mated pairs and family groups will come together, and like smoke rising from a chimney, great kettles of cranes will spiral and rise miles above the river. As they sail on southerly winds, the skeins of cranes will disappear against blue April skies—only the sounds of their ancient voices trailing back to earth as they journey to their northern home.

SELECT YOUR DISPLAY OPTIONS:

Collect with Confidence: We offer a 90-day "hassle free" refund and exchange policy

Need help selecting the perfect display option for your space?

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DISPLAY OPTION GUIDE

(Click on a picture for a detailed description about our display options.)

For questions or personal design service call Customer Support at 800-228-9686 or contact a gallery for assistance.

Custom framing options are available. Print sizes are approximate based on item or format. This image may be available as an Artist Proof print.

Framed Print Framed Canvas Museum Mount Metal Print Wrapped Canvas Multi Panel Print Only Canvas Only
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