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) x 30mm deep x 18mm frame face.
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.
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An Original Chloe McCarrick
Optional Circular Frame
Developed in Sunlight
Finished with variegated zinc leaf
Optional circular frames are hand-crafted in a London workshop
Finished with anti-reflective, UV protected museum grade glazing
Float mounted and recommended specifically to complement the piece
Each Chloe McCarrick cyanotype is an original one of its kind artwork
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