David A. Maass (b. 1929) Canvasbacks signed "Maass" lower right oil on board, 24 by 30 in.
An avid sportsman and ardent contributor to conservation organizations, David Maass has been actively painting game birds for more than thirty years. In the past twenty years, Maass has designed more than thirty conservation stamps and prints, a distinction few artists can claim. Ducks Unlimited, the National Wild Turkey Federation, and the Minnesota Wildlife Heritage Foundation have each named David Maass their Artist of the Year. Maass' original paintings and limited edition prints have been exhibited in galleries and shows throughout the country, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.; the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin; and the annual Minnesota Wildlife Heritage Foundation Show in Minneapolis, Minnesota. An original Canada goose painting by David Maass is part of the permanent collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
Provenance: Private Collection, Texas
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