Keith Shackleton

Terns in Flight

1982

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Description

Signed and framed gouache on paper of Arctic terns in flight by Keith Shackleton (English, 1925–2015).

  • Shackleton was a well-known British naturalist and artist.
  • Signed lower left.
  • Shackleton was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2012 for his efforts as an artist for services to the conservation of wildlife.
  • A retrospective exhibition of his Polar Art depicting creatures from the Arctic and Antarctic was held at the Scott Polar Research Institute in 2007.
  • Shackleton's grandfather was the world-famous British explorer Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton who led multiple expeditions to Antarctica, and famously was able to save his entire crew which was ice-locked for a period of months.
Provenance

Tryon Gallery, London

Condition Report
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Not examined out of frame.

Wear consistent with age and use.

Dimensions
Height: 27.5 inches / 69.85 cm
Width: 22 inches / 55.88 cm
Depth: 1.5 inches / 3.81 cm
Materials
Paper, Wood
Period
Arts & Crafts Style
Decorative Style
Traditional Style
Country of Origin
England
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