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Raymond Sheppard:
Lion attacking Rhino

Unmounted (ref: 6209)
Signed Watercolour on Watchmen board 

18 1/2 x 23 1/2 (47 x 60 cm)

Tags: drawing farms/domestic animals

Sheppard’s output as a graphic artist was prodigious, but he is less well known today than he might be, partly on account of his early death, at the age of forty-five. His remarkable studies of birds and animals from life were mainly undertaken at Regent’s Park Zoo. On the strength of these he was made a Fellow of the Zoological Society in 1949. In the same year, he published ‘Drawing at the Zoo’, one of three collaborations made with The Studio magazine.

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