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THE ORIGINAL PAINTINGS SHOWN BELOW ARE SOME OF THE PAINTINGS WHICH WILL BE IN THE EXHIBITIONS IN EUROPE 2014-2015 OF BRIAN HERBERT’S AFRICAN WILDLIFE ART PAINTINGS IN BELGIUM, THE NETHERLANDS, DENMARK, NORWAY, GERMANY AND FRANCE AND EXHIBITIONS IN THE USA & CANADA 2016 OF BRIAN HERBERT’S AFRICAN WILDLIFE ART PAINTINGS

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Catalogue No 1. Impala Females in Shade: Canvas size 8’ x 5” & 2.44m x 1.525m

(Swahili translation for Impala Females in Shade is Kinokero kike katika kivuli) The painting shows two female Impala taking cover under an Acacia tree. Each one is keeping an eye out for predators. Female Impala are wonderful caring mothers, after six and a half months she will give birth in a secluded safe spot and away from the herd, after birth the new born will be cleaned of its after birth by the mother, this is the first of the bonding processes between mother and fawn. Print price £185.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 185. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 84cm x 51cm, and the full paper size border is 90cm x 61cm.

Catalogue No 5. Gerenuk Sunset: Canvas size 3’8” x2’10” & 1.115m x 0.865m

(Swahili translation for Gerenuk Sunset is Gerenuk Jua Lituapo) Showing a Gerenuk reaching on its hind legs and with its long neck the foliage above the ground level, smaller gazelle species feed off the lower stems of the acacia bushes and small trees; the Gerenuk has four Marabou Storks for company. Gerenuk (Litocrannius walleri) there height is about 95cm at the shoulder, as seen in the small insert picture, with a very long neck which is elongated with lovely long legs to match. Print price £135.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 395. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 39cm x 51cm, and the full paper size border is 61cm x 45 cm.


Catalogue No 6. Elephant Last light: Canvas size 3’8” x 2’10” & 1.11m x 0.865m

(Swahili for Elephant is Ndovu and Swahili for Elephant Last Light is mwisho mwanga) the last light of the African sun in the evening and the first light of the new dawn in the morning are the main drinking times at rivers and waterholes. A lone young elephant bull is quite capable of caring and defending itself. All elephant herds have had a first class education from the Matriarch (Swahili for Matriarch is Mzee mwanamke) of the herd. Print price £175.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 500. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 42.2cm, and the full paper size border is 61cm x 51cm.

Catalogue No 7. Cool Black Rhino: Canvas size 3’8” x 2’10” & 1.11m x 0.865m

(Swahili translation for Cool Black Rhino is Baridi Kidodo Eusi Faru) Africa can be very warm during the day and cold at night, the Black Rhino (has a pointed lip) loves a cool muddy wallow, the mud dries on its hide, thus protecting its skin, something like sun block which humans have only just discovered, the rhinoceros has done this for millions of years, some humans pay for a face pack to improve their skin complexion. Print price £260.00 pounds Stirling, Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 200. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 64.8cm x 48.6cm and the full paper size border is in metric measurements 71.8cm x 61.1cm.


Catalogue No 9. Kudu in Mt Kenya Shadow: Canvas size 3’ x2’4” & 0.915m x 0.72m

(Swahili translation for Kudu in Mt Kenya’ Shadow is Tandala Katika kivuli Kirinyaga) I have combined Mt Kenya and The Greater Kudu together as both represent nature at its utmost pinicle of life on earth since volcanos are living and or dormont. The Greater Kudu is a most magical species on earth. The male Kudu horns are spireled and shaped into two and a half twists sometimes more and can be a meter long. Print price £250.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 215. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 40cm, and the full paper size border is 61cm x 50cm.


Catalogue No 10. Elephant Sleeping Giant: Canvas size 3’x2’4” & 0.92m x 0.71m

(Swahili for Elephant is Ndovu and Swahili for Sleeping Giant is Kulala jitu) Elephant herds are generally in family groups and feed for long hours during the day and night possibly up to seventeen hours over a twenty four hour period, the length of time feeding is mainly due to the very low protein diet, from the acacia bushes and trees in East Africa. Print price £65.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 600. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 42cm, and the full paper size border is 61cm x 53cm.


Catalogue No 11. Mt Mwenzi African Buffalo: Canvas size 3’ x 2’4” & 0.915m x 0.72m

(Swahili for Mt Mwenzi African Buffalo is Mlima Mwenzi Afrika Nyati) Brian has illustrated his African Buffalo in a forest clearing on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, the Mountain of Mwenzi is the mother of Kilimanjaro that is next to the main mountain in its own territory; the buffalo painting shows it has been through the wars fighting to defend the herd and its territory and has scares on his horns and face. Print price £220.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 255. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 41.5cm, and the full paper size border is 61cm x 51.8cm.


Catalogue No 12. Thompson Gazelle Brothers: Canvas size 3’x2’4” & 0.925m x 0.71m

(Swahili for Thompson Gazelle Brothers is Swala Thomi Ndugus) The gazelle sitting and resting on the left is keeping a close look out facing ahead and the middle gazelle is keeping a look out to the rear and the right hand side gazelle is keeping a look out to it right, a all round look out and they use the plains hills and grasses as cover. Print price £155.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 410. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 42cm, and the full paper size border is 61cm x 53cm.


Catalogue No 13. Violet’s Waterbuck: Canvas size 2’6” x 2’1” & 0.775m x 0.65m

(Swahili for Waterbuck is Forhi Tohe) As shown in Brian’s painting hidden in thick tree foliage and having water as a protective barrier between itself and predators. This painting is named after my beautiful mother Violet who is in a photograph in my biography in the 1950’s: BRIAN’S BEAUTIFUL MOTHER VIOLET section. Waterbuck distribution has been vastly reduced by human activity through farming where as water is used for farm crops. Print price £195.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 305. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 54.7cm x 44.4cm, and the full paper size border is 61.1cm x 54.9cm.


Catalogue No 14. Giraffe Mother and Son: Canvas size 2’6” x 2’ & 0.775m x 0.615m

(Swahili translation for Giraffe Mother and Son is Twiga Mama Nzazi na Mtoto Kijana) Giraffes are very protective of their young and will kick any predator and sometimes kill a Lion or Hyenas after giving birth while she waits for her new born to stand for the first time, which can take up to five minutes. Giraffe (Giraffe camelopardalis) Habitat acacia trees due to their height and will browse acacia bushes and will graze the flowers of the acacia trees and the very small leaves and thorns. Print price £140.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 455. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 40.1cm x 50.7cm, and the full paper size border is 46.4cm x 61.1cm.

Catalogue No 15. Wildebeest Wildfire: Canvas size 2’6” x 2” & 0.77m x 0.64m

(Swahili for Wildebeest Wildfire is Nyumbu enea upesi nino) Wildebeest are a species that have adopted the meaning of herding to the extreme. A species that has been one of Africa’s Masai plains success stories, they communicate with one another like no other Alcelaphinae species on earth in the good times of plenty of lush green grasses and into the dry season, they will move in mass for thousands of miles seeking out feed for their new born calves, which are born on the move. Print price £125.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 380. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 44.8cm, and the full paper size border is 61cm x 56cm.


Catalogue No 16. Congo Okapi Screams: Canvas size 3’ x 1’8” & 0.915m x 0.51m

(Swahili for Congo Okapi Screams is Congo Okapi kilio cha kiyowe) As shown in Brian’s painting, the Okapi is just outside the Congolese forest foliage in the open. Okapi antelope are a very shy forest species; they have a very long tong very much like Giraffes. Print price £110.00 pounds Sterling. All Limited Edition prints are signed by the artist Brian Herbert, Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 500. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 28.5cm x 52cm and the full paper size border is in metric measurements 34.5cm x 61cm.

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Catalogue No 17. Impala at Home: Canvas size 2’6” x 1’8” & 0.77m x 0.51m

(Swahili translation for Impala at Home is Kinokero Nyumbani) As shown in Brian’s painting a Impala male alone. They do live in all male groups, they are widely distributed throughout Africa from Mount Elgon just north of the equator in East Africa then southwards towards South Africa. Print price £95.00 pounds Sterling. All Limited Edition prints are signed by the artist Brian Herbert, Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 500. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 34cm x 52cm, and the full paper size border is 40cm x 61cm.


Catalogue No 19. Zebra in Bush Fire: Canvas size 2’6” x 1’8” & 0.77m x 0.51m

(Swahili translation for Zebra in Bush Fire is Pundamilia Katika Kichaka Moto) Fires are common in the dry season across Africa, Brian has shown a Zebra which he has illustrated as been through a Bush Fire and the animal has its eyelashes burnt and its appearance looked hellish.Take note of the burnt bushes in the background. After bush fires new grass stems start growing within a week. Common Zebra (Equus Burchilli) there height is about 150cm at the shoulder. Print price £95.00 pounds Stirling, Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 485. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 32cm x 49.1cm, and the full paper size border is 37.7cm x 61cm.


Catalogue No 20. Michael’ Black Rhino: Canvas size 2’6” x 1’8” & 0.77m x 0.51m

(Swahili translation for Michael’ Black Rhino is Michael’ Nyeusi Faru) As shown in Brian’s painting a lone Black Rhino eying up his cool spot away from the mid day hot African sun. In memory of Brian’ brother Michael. Print price £185.00 pounds Sterling. All Limited Edition prints are signed by the artist Brian Herbert, Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 500. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 36.5cm, and the full paper size border is 61cm x 46cm.

Catalogue No 22. African Forest Suni: Canvas size 2’ x 2’6” & 0.76m x 0.615m

(Swahili for African Forest Suni is Afrika Mustumi Suni) A gazelle which is shy and very small only 60cm high and will live in forest and places that offer cover from predators, Brian has tried to illustrate the Suni’s behaviour in his painting, by showing the animal exiting its forest range in the morning notice the Suni’s face and its almost dog like stance frozen to the spot pointing, keeping an eye out in the surrounding bush. Print price £180.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 425. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 42.1cm and the full paper size border is 61cm x 53cm.


Catalogue No 23. Zebra Family at Mt Kili Waterhole: Canvas size 3’ x 1’8” & 0.915m x 0.51m

(Swahili translation for Zebra Family at Mt Kili Waterhole is Pundamilia Jamaa katika Mlima Kilimanjaro shimo Maji) The painting of the Masai plains south of Mt Kilimanjaro showing a family of Burchell’s Zebra drinking at a newly formed water point after the rains have arrived with a mature female with mother and the stallion father who is drinking while mother and daughter keep look out for predators. Print price £200.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 275. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 30.5cm, and the full paper size border is 61cm x 40cm.


Catalogue No 24. Giraffe Sunset Moon: Canvas size 2’6” x 1’8” & 0.77m x 0.51m

(Swahili for Giraffe Sunset Moon is Twiga Jua Lituapo Mwezi) A lone adult Giraffe looking for night time cover in the Sunset Halo and light of the Moons Halo, the acacia short bushes and acacia trees are reflecting the Sun and Moons rays of light, midday sun will take cover under trees and they do feed at night, in herds they sit and stand in different directions keeping an eye out for predators. Print price £ 165.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 290. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 37cm, and the full paper size border is 61.2cm x 45.9cm.


Catalogue No 26. Eland in Lighting Strike: Canvas size 2’6” x 1’8” & 0.77m x 0.51m

(Swahili translation for Eland in Lightning Strike is Pofu katika mgomo radi) the painting shows an Eland out in the open for safety away from lightening strikes, notice the lightening flash across its body when it turns to look at the thunder sand lighting. During the rainy season in Kenya electrical lightening storms are common across the African plains. Print price £160.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 310. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 37cm and the full paper size border is in metric measurements 61cm x 47cm.


Catalogue No 35. Saddle-billed Storks Feeding: Canvas size 1’x8” x 1’4” & 0.51m x 40.1m

(Swahili for Saddle Bill Storks Feeding is Tandiko-billed Koromgo chukula). Is the tallest of the stork family reaching a height of 1.5 meters the males can are heavier than the females and can be up to seventeen pounds (over 7 kg) they are widespread across Africa. Print price £55.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 500 The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 24.5cm x 31cm, and the full paper size border is 30.5cm x 40cm.


Catalogue No 39. Kudu Female in Forest: Canvas size 6’ x 3’ & 1.83m x 0.915m

(Swahili translation for Kudu Female in Forest is Tandala Mwanamke Kwa Mustumi) the painting shows a young kudu at a small stream in a tree lined river bank, this is common in Kenya step away from the river area and the open plains can be dryer. The female Greater Kudu is hornless unlike the males. Once a female reaches maturity they can have a calf, the gestation period is eight months.Print price £240.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 230.The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 104cm x 51cm, and the full paper size border is 110cm x 61 cm.


Catalogue No 45. Hyena Home Alone: Canvas size 2’6” x 1’8” & 0.77m x 0.51m

(Swahili translation for Hyena Home Alone is Fisi Nyumba Peke yake) the painting shows a Spotted Hyena in the bush just before sunrise feeling vunerable. They are a pack animal and live in an extended family group. They hunt in packs and are very organised in the hunt. Spotted Hyena’ hunting in packs will bring down a mature Buffalo or even larger prey.Print price £170.00 pounds Stirling Un-mounted Limited Edition Prints of 365. The image size of the Print is in metric measurements 55cm x 36cm, and the full paper size border is 61cm x 46cm.