Eye Of The Zebra

Dollah Jongo

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This incredible painting captures the essence of the zebra's eye in all its glory. The detail and depth in this piece are truly remarkable, with each individual stripe carefully painted to create a truly lifelike image. But it's not just the stripes that make this painting so special - it's the emotion that the artist has managed to convey through the eye itself.

As you gaze into the eye of the zebra, you can't help but feel a sense of sadness. There's a story there, something that the artist has managed to capture in a way that's both subtle and profound. It's as though the zebra is looking out at you, silently sharing its pain and heartache.

But why is the zebra so sad? That's up to you to decide. Perhaps it's the endless cycle of life on the savannah, the constant struggle for survival in a world that's as beautiful as it is harsh. Maybe it's the loss of a loved one, or the realization that its world is changing in ways it can't control.

Interesting facts about the eyes of zebras are:

  • The eyes of zebras are fascinating and unique, and have several adaptations that are specific to their behavior and environment.
  • One of the most striking features of zebra eyes is their large size. Zebras have some of the largest eyes of any land mammal, relative to their body size. This is thought to be an adaptation to their diurnal lifestyle, as larger eyes allow them to take in more light and see more clearly during the daytime.
  • In addition to their size, zebra eyes also have a number of other adaptations that help them to see well in their environment. For example, zebras have a reflective layer called the tapetum lucidum behind their retina. This layer reflects light back through the retina, allowing the zebra to see more clearly in low light conditions.
  • Zebras also have excellent color vision, which helps them to distinguish between different types of vegetation and spot potential predators. They have a higher number of color-detecting cells, or cones, in their eyes than other ungulates such as horses and cattle.
  • Another interesting adaptation of zebra eyes is their placement on the head. Like most prey animals, zebras have their eyes positioned on the sides of their head, which gives them a wide field of vision and allows them to see potential threats from many angles. However, this positioning also means that zebras have reduced depth perception, which can make it more difficult for them to judge distances accurately.

Whatever the reason, the sadness in the zebra's eye is palpable, and it's what makes this painting so powerful. It's a reminder that there's more to the world than what we see on the surface, and that even the smallest details can hold great meaning.

Of course, it's not just the emotional impact of this painting that makes it so special. There's also the incredible skill and talent of the artist themselves. The level of detail in this painting is simply breathtaking, from the subtle variations in each stripe to the intricate lines around the eye itself. It's a true testament to the artist's skill and dedication, and a reflection of their passion for their craft.

But even beyond the technical skill involved in creating this painting, there's something magical about it. It's a reminder that there's beauty in the world, even in the midst of sadness and hardship. And it's a testament to the power of art to capture and convey the most complex emotions and ideas.

Whether you're a seasoned art collector or simply looking for something unique to add to your home, this painting is sure to impress. Its intricate details, emotional depth, and powerful symbolism make it a truly one-of-a-kind piece that you'll treasure for years to come.

So why wait? Order your own painting of the Eye of a Zebra today and experience the magic and wonder of this incredible work of art for yourself.


Medium: Painting : oil, acrylic, ink
Themes: Handmade African Art
Support: Canvas
Type: Unique work
Framing: Not framed
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Handcrafted in Tanzania
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    Size Guide

    Centimeters (CM)

    Inches (IN)

    50CM x 40CM

    19 11/16 in X 15 3/4 in

    50CM x 50CM

    19 11/16 in X 19 11/16 in

    60CM x 60CM

    23 5/8 in X 23 5/8 in

    70CM x 50CM

    27 9/16 in X 19 11/16 in

    80CM x 60CM

    31 1/2 in X 23 5/8 in

    100CM x 80CM

    39 3/8 in X 31 1/2 in

    140CM x 110CM

    55 1/8 in X 43 5/16 in