254 David Shepherd -Cheetahs

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This item SOLD at 2018 Apr 07 @ 14:32UTC-7 : PDT/MST
Category Art
Auction Currency USD
Start Price NA
Estimated at 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD
Artist: David Shepherd
Date of Birth: b. 1931
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 22 x 38 inches
Signed: Signed lower right and dated 83
Frame/Outer Dim: 29 x 45
With its thorny impastos and the suggestion of a majestic vista, Two Cheetahs presents David Shepherd in his prime. From their hilltop vantage, the lithe cats–restless, even at rest–survey their world. Shepherd throws a romantic haze over the scene but lights the pair in an almost heroic way.
Though he was born in Britain, David Shepherd has spent a lifetime painting and advocating for the great game animals of Africa. He founded what has become a vital African wildlife foundation and was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his efforts.