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Oil Painting Family Of Cheetahs Big Cats African Savannah Listed Silvia Duran
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- 1 Vintage Original Late 20th Century Oil Painting Family Of Cheetahs Big Feline Cats In African Savannah Spanish Listed Silvia Duran.
- Subject wildlife big cats Cheetahs animals.
- Distinctly signed by a famous listed Spanish born artist Silvia Duran was born in Calafell, Tarragona, Spain.
- This is one of her finer works of art.
- World known wild-life painter.
- Spanish born Silvia Duran, studied art with her father and in Bellas Artes de Barcelona.
- Also she studied in England with an A level in Art and a City and Guilds Certificate.
- Her life and work changed forever the day she saw the film ‘Born Free’.
- She knew then that she wanted to paint the Big Cats and she specialized in these magnificent felines.
- She was allowed into the Wildlife Parks to sketch and study the animals at close quarters.
- Many Exhibitions followed, in London, throughout England and New York.
- Silvia travelled to Africa to see Lions in their natural habitat.
- She was invited by the legendary George Adamson to stay at his ‘Kampi Ya Simba’ at Kora.
- She produced paintings for the WWF, Born Free Foundation, Kora Trust Wildlife Foundation to help the animals.
- Invited by His Excellency Sheik Khalifa Bin Sulman Alkhalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain to have an Exhibition, her style of work changed.
- The beautiful island of Bahrain, with its stunningly bright light, intense vibrant colours, flowers, palaces, desert sand and turquoise seas, opened a whole new world for Silvia.
- Silvia´s home near the sea, is graced by the presence of her large family of cats, which are an endless source of inspiration and pleasure.
- Beautifully controlled brush work.
- Oil on canvas.
- Stamped on the back Renaissance Framing.
- A rather intriguing atmospheric imposing scene.
- A great talking point with your guests.
- Set in a fine original gilt wood frame.
- We only sell fine oil paintings based on their quality & significance.
- A superb collectors investment item.
- With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display.
- Circa late 20th century 1970's.
- Condition report offered in fine used condition.
- Having various noticeable craquelure & foxing stains to the canvas surface in places.
- Some wear, scuffs to the frame commensurate with usage & age.
- International worldwide shipping is available.
- Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou.
- Cash upon collection is welcome.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of frame approximate
22.63" Height (57.5cm)
36.42" Width (92.5cm)
1.77" Length depth thickness of frame (4.5cm)