The Northern White Rhino was formerly found in several countries in East and Central Africa south of the Sahara. Sudan, the last remaining male, has just died rendering the species effectively extinct.
‘African Elephant’ is from a series of charcoal wildlife drawings. Violet uses an intricate technique on a large scale focusing especially on her subject’s innate characters. Here she captures the sheer size, power and strength of the African Elephant in a bold and detailed piece.
Violet wanted to capture the magnificence of the African Elephant to raise awareness that this beautiful creature is being hunted to extinction making it an endangered species.
Limited edition of 50 prints on Hahnemuhle German etch fine art paper, especially chosen to compliment the high quality giclee printing process, which best shows of the detail in each piece. Individually signed and numbered by the artist.
A mountain gorilla found in the extinct volcanic mountains of Virunga National Park of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There are currently 200 mountain gorillas left in the park leaving them critically endangered due to hunting, war, disease, destruction of forest habitat, and capture for illegal pet trade.
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Amur Leopard; found in Southeastern Russian and Northeastern China; (critically endangered).
The Amur Leopard or Far Eastern Leopard is one of the eight subspecies of leopard. It is only found in the Russian Far East and North East China and there are fewer than 40 individuals left in the wild. This makes it one of the world’s most endangered big cat and for this reason it is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.
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