Tag: Mammalia

Cyprus in the Mesolithic: A man hunts a Cyprus dwarf hippopotamus (Hippopotamus minor). This was a relative to the modern hippo (Hippopotamus amphibius) and characterized by a special foot-anatomy which made it walking on just two toes per foot and was an adaption to a more terresric way of life. This specialized hippo became extinct very fast after the arrival of humans on prehistoric Cyprus.

Acrylic paint on paper, 2019

50 x 40 cm

Moropus elatus (Chalicotheriidae), Miocene, North America

Oil paint on paper, 2019

42 x 29,5 cm

Hoplophoneus primaevus (Nimravidae), Early Oligocene, North America

Ink, 2019

29,5 x 21 cm

Dorcas gazelle (Gazella dorcas)

Pencil, 2018

21 x 15 cm

The picture was drawn from a zoological specimen at the natural history museum in Waldenburg.

Ringed waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus)

Pencil, 2018

21 x 15 cm

The picture was drawn from a zoological specimen at the natural history museum in Waldenburg.

Lelwel Hartebeest (Alcelaphus lelwel), signposted at the museum as Lichtenstein’s hartebeest (Alcelaphus lichtensteinii), which is impossible because of the horn shape.

Pencil, 2018

29,5 x 21 cm

The picture was drawn from a zoological specimen at the natural history museum in Waldenburg.

Cows on meadow

Oil paint on paper, 2018

40 x 30 cm

Private mission

Sanga cattle

Ink, 2018

29,5 x 21 cm

Gomphotherium angustidens (Proboscidea) & Xenokeryx amidalae (Palaeomerycidae), Miocene, Europe

Ink, 2017

100 x 70 cm

Art & Vielfalt – Impressionen aus der Tierwelt, 2018, Museum für Naturkunde Magdeburg

Domestic yaks (Bos grunniens)

Ink, 2017

42 x 29,5 cm

Domestic goats (Capra aegagrus hircus)

Acrylic paint on paper, 2017

32 x 24 cm

Client: Hotel “Fernmühle” in Ziegenrück

Sketches of Syrian brown bears (Ursus arctos syriacus)

Pencil, 2017

29,5 x 21 cm

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France at the zoo of Montpellier.

Sketch of a domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus domestica)

Pencil, 2017

29,5 x 21 cm

Cow on meadow

Oil paint on paper, 2017

32 x 24 cm

Quagga (Equus quagga quagga): An exterminated South African subspecies of plains zebra. The last one died in the Artis-Zoo in Amsterdam in 1883.

Oil on canvas, 2015/16

70 x 50 cm

Art & Vielfalt – Impressionen aus der Tierwelt, 2016, Museum für Naturkunde Magdeburg

Common cattle (Bos primigenius taurus)

Coloured pencil, 2015

29,5 x 21 cm

Private mission

cervus_elaphus_marcus_burkhardt

European red deer (Cervus elaphus elaphus)

Ink, 2014/16

29,5 x 21 cm

Synthetoceras tricornatus (Protoceratidae), Miocene, North America
Ink, 2012
29,5 x 21 cm
Mandible of a dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
Pencil, 2012
42 x 29,5 cm
error: Content is protected !!