This is a richly-illustrated hard-backed book recording the four seasons of the working year of the shepherds from Snowdonia, North Wales. It provides an illuminating introduction to Welsh sheep-farming techniques, illustrating month by month how the stocks are bred, grazed, sheared and sold. It boasts numerous exquisite colour pastel & charcoal drawings depicting the farms, sheep and shepherds amongst whom the artist lived and worked. It includes a foreword by renowned travel writer, Jan Morris.
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Keith Bowen was born in North Wales in 1950 and began exhibiting at the Royal Academy, London in 1980. The artist works in a variety of mediums and is considered one of the foremost pastel painters in the country. He was elected a member of the Royal Cambrian Academy in 1992. Amongst a host of awards he has twice received the Gold Medal for Fine Art at The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales and has exhibited extensively receiving justifiable acclaim. He has written and illustrated a number of books including Among the Amish and Snowdon Shepherd, and his work can be seen in the National Library of Wales. He also designed the Royal Mail Stamps for the 1992 Great Britain Winter Scenes issue. The artist uses sketches, pastels and oil on canvas to encapsulate the Welsh landscape and the gritty weather beaten figures that inhabit it.
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Descripción Trafalgar Square, 1993. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. New edition. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX1851450653