Wild Life artist Joseph Denovan Adam. Deer in the Shade by Joseph Denovan Adam Born in 1841 and died 1896, Joseph Denovan Adam, was a major wildlife painter of his time, in his ;later years he moved in 1887 to Craigmill House, Stirlingshire, where he set up a school of animal painting (County Atelier). and he kept many animals for living specimens, including Highland Cows, Sheep, Dear  and Owls This painting of Dear painted in the 19th century is now available as a superb Giclee Canvas Print produced and sold only by Cart Pictures a division of Cranston Fine arts.