Ivory is theirs; sketch

David Shepherd

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ivory is theirs sketch

First sketch for The Ivory is Theirs
Signed Limited Edition of 500
Image Size:- 11" x 8"
Overall size with mount 18" x 15"

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Cornwater Fine Art specialises in David Shepherd's paintings and limited edition prints.
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Ivory is a hard, white material from the tusks (traditionally from elephants) and teeth of animals, that consists mainly of dentine, one of the physical structures of teeth and tusks.
The chemical structure of the teeth and tusks of mammals is the same, regardless of the species of origin.
Both the Greek and Roman civilizations practiced ivory carving to make large quantities of high value works of art, precious religious objects, and decorative boxes for costly objects.
Ivory was often used to form the white of the eyes of statues.
Owing to the rapid decline in the populations of the animals that produce it, the importation and sale of ivory in many countries is banned or severely restricted.
In the ten years preceding a decision in 1989 by CITES to ban international trade in African elephant ivory, the population of African elephants declined from 1.3 million to around 600,000.

If you would like to visit our studio in Nottinghamshire, (Saturdays and Sundays are fine too) Please call 01623 799 309 We have a collection of over 500 David Shepherd signed limited edition prints and original paintings for sale.

Signed, limited edition, prints and original paintings, drawings for sale.

Cornwater Fine Art specialises in David Shepherd paintings and limited edition prints.

30+ years experience and a collection of hundreds of David Shepherd signed, limited edition prints

Studio open 7 days a week!
Viewing by appointment

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