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    Added 2016-12-19 04:23:34

    Description

    Not many animals are as foreboding as the African Cape Buffalo. Often depicted in fights with lions or with snot pouring from there noses, I wanted to show something different. There is beauty to be found even in the most imposing of beasts!

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Michelle McCune, DVM
    Country United States
    Width (inches): 20
    Height (inches): 16
    Media Oil
    Painting Genre: Representational: Landscape / Nature

    Rating

    Composition
    5.00
    Mood
    5.00
    Originality
    5.00

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    striking art works, powerful and soulful. Great.

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