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Alvera Walker - "The Globe"

"The Globe"

The Globe
Oil on Canvas, US$ 437

The Globe

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Details

Oil on Canvas

W: 560mm x H: 900mm
W: 22" x H: 35"

This work is framed (but can be supplied either framed or unframed)

Price

US$ 437

Scale

Person Thumbnail

About "The Globe"

Alvera was inspired by the peaceful change in government in South Africa and felt that she needed to depict South Africa in this picture.
This picture is actually 9 pictures in one
1 = South African flag,
2 = Barberton Daisy
3 = Table Mountain
4 = Mbaga Tree
5 = Baobab Tree
6 = King Protea
7 = Leopard under tree
8 = Zebra
9 = Artists uniting around the globe
It was her wish for artists around the world to unite for peace. That is what this picture shows.

Alvera Walker

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About Alvera

Alvera Walker

Alvera Walker passed away in Feb 2008 at the age of 82. She started painting at 62 when she joined a local art club in Port Alfred. Within a year she was selling potboilers at the local coffee shops. Alvera loved painting the wildlife big five, animals which she grew up with in the Rhodesian bushveld. She spent the last ten years of her life near the sea in Port Alfred, a lovely quiet seaside town in the Eastern Cape. Many of Alvera's magnificent seascapes and dolphins were inspired by the beauty of this place. She leaves a legacy of only 150 paintings that include birds, dolphins, wildlife and flowers. She also painted some whimsical paintings that she called her "What if? "paintings, which were strongly influenced by Salvador Dali. Many of her paintings have been sold to art lovers around the world and now grace some of the most beautiful homes in the world.

Price Range

US$ 232-1,077

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Education

Self taught

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