Britain’s Most Highly Regarded Wild life Artist
SHACKLETON, Keith (1927- _ Antarctic and Arctic explorer and relative of noted explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton. Keith is a British painter concentrating on landscape views and animals. He used footage from his explorations for a presentation on a BBC Television program named “Animal Magic”. He was president of the Royal Society of Marine Artists and the Society of Wildlife Artists of which he is also a founding member.
Shackleton worked extensively as a naturalist/boatman on the MS Lindblad which he explored mainly in Antarctica but also in the Arctic. He wrote a major book on the voyage of the MS Lindblad.
Original watercolor by Keith Shackleton, of a polar bear on ice, measures appx: 8.5”x11”.
Personally inscribed and signed by Shackleton to one of his shipmates named “Bill” who sailed on an historic voyage of the MS Lindblad. Also dated by Shackleton “September 1984”. In excellent condition, framed................SOLD