CELESTIAL CONTEMPLATION (OF THE COSMOS)
CELESTIAL CONTEMPLATION (OF THE COSMOS)
CELESTIAL CONTEMPLATION (OF THE COSMOS)
CELESTIAL CONTEMPLATION (OF THE COSMOS)
CELESTIAL CONTEMPLATION (OF THE COSMOS)

CELESTIAL CONTEMPLATION (OF THE COSMOS)

Framed Original Copper Leaf Cyanotype

In Stock Unframed | Only 1 available

Regular price £900


 

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Free UK delivery
on this artwork

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within 30 days

Original circular mixed media copper leaf cyanotype with two-layer gum bichromate overprint. 
Hand-brush coated.
Hand finished with Italian copper leaf.
Handprinted on handmade ivory recycled cotton rag paper.  

This work was inspired by Janus, the ancient Roman God of new beginnings. Looking to the past and the future with two faces, it is a representation of duality, transition, growth and time.

 

Celestial Contemplation (Of The Cosmos) was created by photographing a hand-cut collage of female portraiture and the surface textures of chemigrams. The digital negative was then contact printed onto handmade, hand shaped paper that had been brush coated with light sensitive cyanotype 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 coated with gum bichromate chemicals and pigments. This was exposed to daylight again and the process repeated two more times to create a three layer coloured print. It was then hand finished with Italian copper leaf. 

 

Dimensions - 550mm diameter (unframed) 700mm diameter (framed), 20mm frame face and 40mm frame depth in a bespoke walnut veneered circular frame

Paper - Handprinted on handmade ivory recycled cotton rag paper: 320gsm / 100% Cotton Rag / Recycled / Acid Free / PH Neutral / Rough

Mount - It is recommended to keep this piece float mounted when framing.

Framing - This artwork is sold unframed. Should you wish to have your item circular framed by us please choose the framing option or get in touch. We have good relationships with expert framers - we can arrange for the perfect frame or simply offer free advice.

 

United Kingdom
Free shipping when you spend £50
Small Goods*  GBP £1.95 
Large Goods*  GBP £7.95 

Delivery usually 2-3 business days** 

Europe, United States and Canada
Small Goods*  EUR €16  |  USD $19  |  CAD $25
Large Goods*  EUR €50  |  USD $55  |  CAD $72

Delivery usually 5-7 business days** 

Rest of the World
Small Goods*  GBP £20  |  USD $25

Large Goods*  GBP £60  |  USD $73 
Delivery usually 7-14 business days**  


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We usually ship within 24 hours

If your item is in stock, we usually ship within 24 hours. Framing options take 1-2 weeks as the frames are bespoke made. Ready framed artworks are usually shipped within 24 hours. If we anticipate any delay with your order, we will be in touch.

 

ARTWORK FACTS



An Original
Chloe McCarrick


Optional
Circular Frame


Developed
in Sunlight


Finished with
Italian copper leaf
bespoke ciricular frame



FRAME GAME

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



HELLO LADIES

Each Chloe McCarrick cyanotype is an
original one of its kind artwork
Female empowerment, natural history
and science are recurring themes
Constructing narratives from the lives
of extraordinary, trailblazing women
bespoke ciricular frame2