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Anicurio #2 (Horse)© - Pencil Illustration
Anicurio #2 (Horse)© - Pencil Illustration
Anicurio #2 (Horse)© - Pencil Illustration

Anicurio #2 (Horse)© - Pencil Illustration

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Illustrated in the style of a vintage Edwardian or Victorian photograph. This image is part of my 'Anicurio' collection. Each original illustration is carefully hand drawn in pencil. Once finished, I hand age and treat them with various dye methods, to resemble an old dusty antique photograph. I want this series to suggest something that was rediscovered by you. An inherited artifact from a mysterious benefactor? Or perhaps revealed in a long abandoned attic, lying at the bottom of a chest. Buried beneath old dusty clothes and fading hand written notes.

Available as:

Fine art paper print (matte): 10H" X 8W" - $29.00 

Fine art paper print (matte): 11H" X14W" - $49.00 

Original: Graphite and charcoal pencil on paper. 8" x 10.5" (image size)  with frame and matte. Total size: 14" x 16" - $650.00

Watermark will not be printed on image

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All reproduction prints are scanned and printed using gallery standard, professional equipment and materials. Ensuring the highest quality.

Some digital prints may have a slight enhancement from the original illustration, to increase tone and color balance.

The biography of Sir Herbert Beerbalm

Beerbalm Was born in Surry, England in 1867. The son of a wealthy mining family. As a young horse, he Inherited the wealth of his recently deceased father.

With it, he emigrated to Johannesburg, South Africa in 1885. This was slightly ahead of the gold rush in 1886.

The young Beerbalm  made a considerable fortune based primarily on gold and silver investments throughout the area.

Considered by many in society, to be a ‘bit of a race horse’, he built a large estate, and lived a life of luxury, with all the trappings that come with it for a single horse.
However, he settled down eventually. Marrying a young mare, Beatrix Leicester. Together, they had two boy foals.

However, sadly, towards the twilight of his life, after investing heavily in silver and other minerals, Beerbalm  lost most of the family wealth in the great stock market crash of 1929.

Returning to England, a much humbled Beerbalm and family, brought a small cottage in south Wales. There, they opened a gift shop, selling local wares and trinkets made of silver and gold.

A poignant reminder of his former glories. But they were welcomed by the local Welsh community, and he spent his final years happy and content in his role as a shopkeeper.