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Shepard, Rupert – Bee-eaters

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Shephard spent some time in South Africa – see Biography – where these birds are indigenous. In this linocut he captures their richly coloured plumage, their elongated tail feathers and down-turned bills. He also captures their characteristic open perch, adopted as a launching site from which to catch bees and insects. Each sentinel is here resplendent against the blue of the South African sky.

Biography: Read more here.

Format: Giclée Print, Limited Edition (1/500) on 310gsm thick, 100% cotton rag. Hand-numbered and hand-embossed.

Size: Image: 46.0 x 38.0; paper: 61.0 x 63.0cm

Postage: All UK postage, whether for framed or unframed prints, is free of charge.

Framing: English oak; matt-white, grey or black: dimensions 12mm face/12 mm edge. Or aluminium: 8 mm face/14 mm edge. Mounts are conservation grade in off white.

  • English Oak: face/edge 10mm
  • Matt-Black: face/edge 12mm
  • Matt-White: face/edge 12mm
  • Matt-Grey: face/edge 12mm
  • Brushed Aluminium: face 8mm/edge 14mm
  • Print Only
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Description

Shephard spent some time in South Africa – see Biography – where these birds are indigenous. In this linocut he captures their richly coloured plumage, their elongated tail feathers and down-turned bills. He also captures their characteristic open perch, adopted as a launching site from which to catch bees and insects. Each sentinel is here resplendent against the blue of the South African sky.

Additional information

Frame Options

English Oak: face/edge 10mm, Matt-Black: face/edge 12mm, Matt-White: face/edge 12mm, Matt-Grey: face/edge 12mm, Brushed Aluminium: face 8mm/edge 14mm, Print Only

Artist

Shephard, Rupert

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