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'Kalahari Princess'

Kalahari Lioncub

A Chalk Pastel by Gordon Howard

 

A Royal Princess

'The righteous are like a young lion in repose'
Proverbs of King Solomon
These wise words from Solomon, describe the relaxed and completely attentive attitude of this young lioness, who observes us acutely, couched regally before a grand landscape of Cumulo Nimbus rain clouds.
This pastel work is completed in a classical style reminiscent of the Bellinis who painted the portraits of the nobility in Renaissance Florence.
Dimensions 21*25 inches (55*65cms) Printed on 225gsm 'Ivory Board from Guarro Cassas in Spain
Printed in Hostmann Steinberg Inks Lightfast 7

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