That which I painted

Collection by Cecil Bothwell

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Mostly oil, mostly on canvas.

Cecil Bothwell
Chickens
River scenes
Critters
Barns and Farms
Landscapes
Sunsets I've seen
Still lifes

Chickens

Big Fat Hen. 2014—  14x18 oil on canvas panel, $185-framed

Big Fat Hen. 2014— 14x18 oil on canvas panel, $185-framed

Red Hen, 2014— 11x14 oil on canvas, $85-unframed

Red Hen, 2014— 11x14 oil on canvas, $85-unframed

A rooster, 2014 — 11x14 oil on canvas, in the collection of Sally and Dick Darling.

A rooster, 2014 — 11x14 oil on canvas, in the collection of Sally and Dick Darling.

Lean Forward. 2014—11x14 oil on canvas, in the collection of the McNair family.

Lean Forward. 2014—11x14 oil on canvas, in the collection of the McNair family.

Fighting Mad. 2014— 11x14" oil on canvas, - sold

Fighting Mad. 2014— 11x14" oil on canvas, - sold

Two's Company, 2014 - 11x14 oil on canvas, in the collection of Debra & Ted Cambell.

Two's Company, 2014 - 11x14 oil on canvas, in the collection of Debra & Ted Cambell.

Three's a Crowd, 11" x 14", oil on canvas, 2014, in the collection of Debra & Ted Cambell.

Three's a Crowd, 11" x 14", oil on canvas, 2014, in the collection of Debra & Ted Cambell.

A Chorus Line, oil on canvas, 19.5" x 32", 2015, in the collection of the Steinberg family.

A Chorus Line, oil on canvas, 19.5" x 32", 2015, in the collection of the Steinberg family.

Pretty in Pink, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", 2014, $85 (unframed)

Pretty in Pink, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", 2014, $85 (unframed)

Hen and Chicks, oil on canvas, 24" x 24", 2014 , in the collection of Leslee Reiter

Hen and Chicks, oil on canvas, 24" x 24", 2014 , in the collection of Leslee Reiter

Red Rooster, oil on canvas, 2015, 16" x 20", sold.

Red Rooster, oil on canvas, 2015, 16" x 20", sold.

Buddies, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", 2014, $85 (unframed)

Buddies, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", 2014, $85 (unframed)

Twin Sons of Different Moms, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", 2015, in the collection of Don Ward.

Twin Sons of Different Moms, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", 2015, in the collection of Don Ward.

Red, White & Blue, 2016, oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12"

Red, White & Blue, 2016, oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12"

River scenes

Two turtles in a cypress swamp, 2011 This one is going through substantial changes - John Mac Kah suggested it needed an alligator. Which changed the reflections, which changed the water, which changed the shadows ... ongoing.

Two turtles in a cypress swamp, 2011 This one is going through substantial changes - John Mac Kah suggested it needed an alligator. Which changed the reflections, which changed the water, which changed the shadows ... ongoing.

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007—  8x12 oil on panel, $75-unframed

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007— 8x12 oil on panel, $75-unframed

East Fork, Pigeon River, 2008—  sold

East Fork, Pigeon River, 2008— sold

Big Creek, 2007— 8x12 oil on panel, $75-unframed

Big Creek, 2007— 8x12 oil on panel, $75-unframed

This summer at Owen Pond, near Warren Wilson College, 2014— 9x12 oil on panel, $125-framed

This summer at Owen Pond, near Warren Wilson College, 2014— 9x12 oil on panel, $125-framed

Spring Thaw — 9x12 oil on paper, 2007 - sold at Unitarian Universalist auction in Hendersonville, NC, 2014, buyer unknown

Spring Thaw — 9x12 oil on paper, 2007 - sold at Unitarian Universalist auction in Hendersonville, NC, 2014, buyer unknown

Owen Pond, near Warren Wilson College, early summer. 2015, Oil on paper (mounted on birch panel), 9" x 12", $95 unframed

Owen Pond, near Warren Wilson College, early summer. 2015, Oil on paper (mounted on birch panel), 9" x 12", $95 unframed

Below the ledges, French Broad River, 2015, oil on canvas, 16" x 20"—Sold: Riverlink fundraiser, Of Time and the River, 2016

Below the ledges, French Broad River, 2015, oil on canvas, 16" x 20"—Sold: Riverlink fundraiser, Of Time and the River, 2016

Courthouse in Autumn, 2015, oil on canvas, 24" x 24"

Courthouse in Autumn, 2015, oil on canvas, 24" x 24"

"Painting Below the Ledges" 2016 oil on canvas, 16" x 20" (This iconic tree is in the Ledges Park, on the French Broad River north of Woodfin, NC)

"Painting Below the Ledges" 2016 oil on canvas, 16" x 20" (This iconic tree is in the Ledges Park, on the French Broad River north of Woodfin, NC)

"Mallard at the Botan," oil on linen/panel, 9"x12", 2016  (Asheville Botanical Garden)  Sold: Riverlink fundraiser, Of Time and the River, 2016

"Mallard at the Botan," oil on linen/panel, 9"x12", 2016 (Asheville Botanical Garden) Sold: Riverlink fundraiser, Of Time and the River, 2016

"Kayaking the Ledges," oil on canvas, 16"x20", 2015/16

"Kayaking the Ledges," oil on canvas, 16"x20", 2015/16

Work in progress - upper Pigeon River, oil on canvas, 14"x18" - probably finish in August 2016

Work in progress - upper Pigeon River, oil on canvas, 14"x18" - probably finish in August 2016

Critters

Duckling on the river, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", 2015, in the collection of Jake and Tina Quinn.  Prints available.

Duckling on the river, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", 2015, in the collection of Jake and Tina Quinn. Prints available.

Below the Surface, 2015, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", $175 framed

Below the Surface, 2015, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", $175 framed

Quack!, 2015, 11" x 14", oil on canvas, $125 framed

Quack!, 2015, 11" x 14", oil on canvas, $125 framed

Who me?, 2015, 9" x 12", oil on paper/panel, $125 framed

Who me?, 2015, 9" x 12", oil on paper/panel, $125 framed

Below the Surface, 11 x 14", oil on canvas, 2017

Below the Surface, 11 x 14", oil on canvas, 2017

Box Turtle in Autumn, 2014, oil on canvas, 16" x 20", $95 unframed

Box Turtle in Autumn, 2014, oil on canvas, 16" x 20", $95 unframed

Flotilla, 2016, oil on birch panel, 16"x 24", $225 unframed

Flotilla, 2016, oil on birch panel, 16"x 24", $225 unframed

Yellow Crowned Night Heron (immature) 2016, oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12" (from a photo I took at Black Point Wildlife Refuge last year)

Yellow Crowned Night Heron (immature) 2016, oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12" (from a photo I took at Black Point Wildlife Refuge last year)

Green Heron, 2016, oil on canvas, 11" x 14" (From a photo I took at Black Point Wildlife Refuge, Merritt Island, FL)

Green Heron, 2016, oil on canvas, 11" x 14" (From a photo I took at Black Point Wildlife Refuge, Merritt Island, FL)

"Oddly Ducklie," oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12", 2016

"Oddly Ducklie," oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12", 2016

"September," oil on canvas, 11"x14", 2016

"September," oil on canvas, 11"x14", 2016

"Watching You," oil on linen/panel, 9"x12", 2016

"Watching You," oil on linen/panel, 9"x12", 2016

Barns and Farms

The Red Axe - Forks of Ivey, NC, oil on canvas, 2014, 11" x 14", in the collection of Brenda and Gordon Gummere

The Red Axe - Forks of Ivey, NC, oil on canvas, 2014, 11" x 14", in the collection of Brenda and Gordon Gummere

Birdhouse with Barn, Barnardsville 2014, 9x12, oil on oak panel, In the collection of Gary and Pat Cole.

Birdhouse with Barn, Barnardsville 2014, 9x12, oil on oak panel, In the collection of Gary and Pat Cole.

WWC heifer barn 2014—20x24 oil on canvas, $285-framed

WWC heifer barn 2014—20x24 oil on canvas, $285-framed

Warren Wilson College hay barn, 2014 — 9x12, oil on paper, $145-framed

Warren Wilson College hay barn, 2014 — 9x12, oil on paper, $145-framed

The Gate, Warren Wilson College, 2014 — 9x12, oil on panel, $145-framed

The Gate, Warren Wilson College, 2014 — 9x12, oil on panel, $145-framed

Warren Wilson Heifer Barn, 2014 — 9x12, oil on paper, in the collection of Todd Williams and Katherine Cope.

Warren Wilson Heifer Barn, 2014 — 9x12, oil on paper, in the collection of Todd Williams and Katherine Cope.

Barn beneath Mt. Mitchell, Burnsville, NC oil on canvas, 16" x 20", 2014, in the collection of Alan and Susan Escovitz.

Barn beneath Mt. Mitchell, Burnsville, NC oil on canvas, 16" x 20", 2014, in the collection of Alan and Susan Escovitz.

Madison County Sunday Morning, oil on paper/panel, 2014, 9"x 12", in the collection of Brenda and Gordon Gummere.

Madison County Sunday Morning, oil on paper/panel, 2014, 9"x 12", in the collection of Brenda and Gordon Gummere.

Barn beneath Mt. Mitchell - Burnsville, NC, oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12", 2014, $145-framed

Barn beneath Mt. Mitchell - Burnsville, NC, oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12", 2014, $145-framed

Another view of the Warren Wilson College hay barn, oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12", 2014, in the collection of Mike Kenton.

Another view of the Warren Wilson College hay barn, oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12", 2014, in the collection of Mike Kenton.

Behind Barbed Wire, Jupiter, NC, oil on canvas, 2014, 16" x 20", $285-framed

Behind Barbed Wire, Jupiter, NC, oil on canvas, 2014, 16" x 20", $285-framed

After Tobacco - Forks of Ivey, NC, oil on paper/panel, 2014, 9" x 12", lost from the top of my vehicle en route to delivery to a buyer. Ah, the artistic tragedy of it all.

After Tobacco - Forks of Ivey, NC, oil on paper/panel, 2014, 9" x 12", lost from the top of my vehicle en route to delivery to a buyer. Ah, the artistic tragedy of it all.

Red roofed ruin, oil on canvas, 9" x 12", 2015, sold at Biblioworks.org auction

Red roofed ruin, oil on canvas, 9" x 12", 2015, sold at Biblioworks.org auction

After Tobacco - 2, 2015, oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12", in the collection of Aaron Sarver and Lisa Sousa.

After Tobacco - 2, 2015, oil on paper/panel, 9" x 12", in the collection of Aaron Sarver and Lisa Sousa.

Oats at Warren Wilson, 2015, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", $145 unframed

Oats at Warren Wilson, 2015, oil on canvas, 11" x 14", $145 unframed

Rust and Ruin, oil on very old canvas, 2016, 9" x 14" (This canvas is about 100 years old - I painted over a dismal old scene of sheep with a vaguely religious theme. The frame is superb, and an odd size, so I thought to fill it with a better image.)

Rust and Ruin, oil on very old canvas, 2016, 9" x 14" (This canvas is about 100 years old - I painted over a dismal old scene of sheep with a vaguely religious theme. The frame is superb, and an odd size, so I thought to fill it with a better image.)

After Tobacco 3, oil on linen, 2016, 12" x 16" I've returned to this barn a few times - the scene seems to resonate with the changes in WNC farming in the decades I've been here.

After Tobacco 3, oil on linen, 2016, 12" x 16" I've returned to this barn a few times - the scene seems to resonate with the changes in WNC farming in the decades I've been here.

Spillcorn barn, Madison County, 2016, oil on canvas, 12" x 14"

Spillcorn barn, Madison County, 2016, oil on canvas, 12" x 14"

"Madison Barn," 2016, oil on linen/panel, 9" x 12"

"Madison Barn," 2016, oil on linen/panel, 9" x 12"

"Jupiter Barn," oil on linen/panel, 9" x 12", 2016

"Jupiter Barn," oil on linen/panel, 9" x 12", 2016

"Going, going ...," oil on paper/panel, 2016, 9" x 12"  MacArthur said old soldiers never die, but only fade away. Same for many old barns, it seems.

"Going, going ...," oil on paper/panel, 2016, 9" x 12" MacArthur said old soldiers never die, but only fade away. Same for many old barns, it seems.

James & Geneva Roberts Barn oil on canvas, 2016 16” x 20” $450 (Auctioned for the Applachian Barn Alliance)

James & Geneva Roberts Barn oil on canvas, 2016 16” x 20” $450 (Auctioned for the Applachian Barn Alliance)

53 Olds, oil on linen, 2016, 9" x 12"  Seems like the final use for a lot of old barns is sheltering old vehicles. The car might be restored someday. The barn? Not likely.

53 Olds, oil on linen, 2016, 9" x 12" Seems like the final use for a lot of old barns is sheltering old vehicles. The car might be restored someday. The barn? Not likely.

"Warren Wilson Work Horses," oil on linen/panel, 9"x12", 2016

"Warren Wilson Work Horses," oil on linen/panel, 9"x12", 2016

"Addison Farm Vineyard," oil on canvas, 16" x 20", 2016

"Addison Farm Vineyard," oil on canvas, 16" x 20", 2016

"Rust and Ruin 2," oil on linen/panel, 11" x 14", 2016. In the collection of Lowell Smith.

"Rust and Ruin 2," oil on linen/panel, 11" x 14", 2016. In the collection of Lowell Smith.

Landscapes

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007, $75-unframed

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007, $75-unframed

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007, $75-unframed

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007, $75-unframed

Chestnut Overlook 2, Blue Ridge Parkway, 2015, oil on canvas, 16" x 20", $185 framed

Chestnut Overlook 2, Blue Ridge Parkway, 2015, oil on canvas, 16" x 20", $185 framed

Sunsets I've seen

Golden Gate, 1993; oil on canvas, 14"x18", 2017 (From the series, Sunsets I have seen. Title date is when last seen.)

Golden Gate, 1993; oil on canvas, 14"x18", 2017 (From the series, Sunsets I have seen. Title date is when last seen.)

Sunset Reems Creek, spring 2014— 30x36 oil on canvas, $350-framed

Sunset Reems Creek, spring 2014— 30x36 oil on canvas, $350-framed

Chimney Rock Sunrise, oil on canvas, 14" x 18", 2014, $95 unframed.

Chimney Rock Sunrise, oil on canvas, 14" x 18", 2014, $95 unframed.

"Michigan City Pier 1957," oil on canvas, 16x20", 2016, From the series: Sunsets I Have Seen

"Michigan City Pier 1957," oil on canvas, 16x20", 2016, From the series: Sunsets I Have Seen

Still lifes

After Darwin, 2008, also appears on the cover of "Can we have archaic and idiot 2" — Sold at Planned Parenthood auction (buyer unknown).

After Darwin, 2008, also appears on the cover of "Can we have archaic and idiot 2" — Sold at Planned Parenthood auction (buyer unknown).

one of this past winter's still life efforts, 2014—  16x16 oil on canvas, $75, unframed

one of this past winter's still life efforts, 2014— 16x16 oil on canvas, $75, unframed

The empty shell, oil on paper/panel, 9"x12", 2015, $65 unframed

The empty shell, oil on paper/panel, 9"x12", 2015, $65 unframed

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007, $75-unframed

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007, $75-unframed

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007, $75-unframed

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007, $75-unframed

Chestnut Overlook 2, Blue Ridge Parkway, 2015, oil on canvas, 16" x 20", $185 framed

Chestnut Overlook 2, Blue Ridge Parkway, 2015, oil on canvas, 16" x 20", $185 framed

Golden Gate, 1993; oil on canvas, 14"x18", 2017 (From the series, Sunsets I have seen. Title date is when last seen.)

Golden Gate, 1993; oil on canvas, 14"x18", 2017 (From the series, Sunsets I have seen. Title date is when last seen.)

The Red Axe - Forks of Ivey, NC, oil on canvas, 2014, 11" x 14", in the collection of Brenda and Gordon Gummere

The Red Axe - Forks of Ivey, NC, oil on canvas, 2014, 11" x 14", in the collection of Brenda and Gordon Gummere

After Darwin, 2008, also appears on the cover of "Can we have archaic and idiot 2" — Sold at Planned Parenthood auction (buyer unknown).

After Darwin, 2008, also appears on the cover of "Can we have archaic and idiot 2" — Sold at Planned Parenthood auction (buyer unknown).

one of this past winter's still life efforts, 2014—  16x16 oil on canvas, $75, unframed

one of this past winter's still life efforts, 2014— 16x16 oil on canvas, $75, unframed

The empty shell, oil on paper/panel, 9"x12", 2015, $65 unframed

The empty shell, oil on paper/panel, 9"x12", 2015, $65 unframed

Two turtles in a cypress swamp, 2011 This one is going through substantial changes - John Mac Kah suggested it needed an alligator. Which changed the reflections, which changed the water, which changed the shadows ... ongoing.

Two turtles in a cypress swamp, 2011 This one is going through substantial changes - John Mac Kah suggested it needed an alligator. Which changed the reflections, which changed the water, which changed the shadows ... ongoing.

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007—  8x12 oil on panel, $75-unframed

Botanical Garden, UNC Asheville, 2007— 8x12 oil on panel, $75-unframed

East Fork, Pigeon River, 2008—  sold

East Fork, Pigeon River, 2008— sold

Big Creek, 2007— 8x12 oil on panel, $75-unframed

Big Creek, 2007— 8x12 oil on panel, $75-unframed

Sunset Reems Creek, spring 2014— 30x36 oil on canvas, $350-framed

Sunset Reems Creek, spring 2014— 30x36 oil on canvas, $350-framed

Big Fat Hen. 2014—  14x18 oil on canvas panel, $185-framed

Big Fat Hen. 2014— 14x18 oil on canvas panel, $185-framed

Red Hen, 2014— 11x14 oil on canvas, $85-unframed

Red Hen, 2014— 11x14 oil on canvas, $85-unframed

This summer at Owen Pond, near Warren Wilson College, 2014— 9x12 oil on panel, $125-framed

This summer at Owen Pond, near Warren Wilson College, 2014— 9x12 oil on panel, $125-framed

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