Original mixed media zinc leaf circular cyanotype. Hand-brush coated. Hand finished with variegated zinc leaf. Handprinted on handmade ivory recycled cotton rag paper.
This artwork was inspired by Greek mythology, the story of Philomela's transformation into a nightingale, the strength of feminine power, and the study of the night sky. It is a celebration of the human body.
Philomela Under The Stars XL was created by photographing a hand-cut collage of portraiture and illustrations of birds combined with the surface textures from a photogram.The large scale digital negative was then contact printed onto paper that had been hand-brushed with chemicals, before drying in a dark room. Once exposed to light, the piece was washed to develop a cyan blue colour, pressed dry and then hand finished with variegated zinc leaf.
Dimensions - 550mm x 500mm (unframed diameter) 700mm x 700mm (framed)
Paper - Handprinted on handmade ivory recycled cotton rag paper: 320gsm / 100% Cotton Rag / Recycled / Acid Free / PH Neutral / Medium Rough
Mount - It is recommended to keep this piece float mounted when framing.
Framing - This artwork is sold float mounted in a bespoke, handmade circular frame. The frame is a deep box frame, glass fronted and with a white finish. 25mm thick.
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