David Shepherd Art

David Shepherd CBE (1931-2017) 

 

David Shepherd is one of the finest wildlife painters of his generation. Also an outspoken conservationist, he is best known for pictures of the African savannah and the large mammals who inhabit it. His impressive, highly detailed animal portraits display exceptional draughtsmanship and atmosphere and he is deservedly much sought after by collectors.

 

 


 

Forthcoming Auction Highlights

David Shepherd - The Watering Hole Giraffes

David Shepherd CBE (1931-2017) 
THE WATERING HOLE, GIRAFFES 
Signed and dated '-David Shepherd-63' l.r., oil on canvas 
35.5 x 45.7cm

*detail

Estimate £6,000-8,000

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David Shepherd - Arabian Oryx

David Shepherd CBE (1931-2017) 
ARABIAN ORYX 
Signed 'David Shepherd' l.l., oil on canvas 
40.6 x 73cm

*detail

Estimate £20,000-30,000

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Jane Oakley
Paintings

With 20 years auction experience, Jane comes to us from Sotheby's where she was a director in the British Art Post 1850 Department and head of Scottish Art. She has a broad knowledge of British and Continental paintings and was previously head of the Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and British Impressionist, Maritime and Sporting Art departments at Christie's.

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