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    Sale 5879

    Victorian & Traditionalist Art

    25 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 859

    David Shepherd (b. 1930)

    Elephants

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    David Shepherd (b. 1930)
    Elephants
    signed '-David Shepherd-' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    18½ x 21 in. (47 x 53.4 cm.)


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    The present lot was purchased from Shepherd whilst he was in Aden in the early 1960s. It is purported to be one of the artist's first works depicting elephants using the iconic 'front on' composition for which he was later to become so renowned.

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