Framed original, mixed media, gold leaf cyanotype. Hand-brush coated. Hand finished with 24ct gold leaf. Handprinted on handmade 100% recycled cotton rag paper. Recently exhibited at the prestigious Salon Des Beaux Arts at the Louvre in Paris.
This artwork was inspired by Boudicca ancient warrior Queen of the Celtic Icini tribe, an important British cultural folk hero. Her name is derived from the word victorious, she led a rebellion to fight the Roman army.
Queen Boudicca (In Gold No3) was created by photographing a hand-cut collage of female photographic portraiture, an illustration of an ancient torque and the profile of a horses head. The digital negative was then contact printed onto hand shaped circular 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 24ct gold leaf.
Dimensions - 300mm diameter (unframed) 385mm diameter (framed) x 30mm frame depth 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 framed. Should you wish to have your item framed differentlyget in touch. We have good relationships with expert framers - we can arrange for the perfect frame or simply offer free advice.
Frames are hand crafted. Float mounted in a bespoke, handmade mediuml sized circular frame. The frame is a deep box frame, museum grade, UV protected, anti reflective glass fronted and with a smooth white finish.
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An Original Chloe McCarrick
Bespoke Circular Frame
Developed in Sunlight
Finished with 24ct Gold Leaf
Bespoke circular frames are hand-crafted in a London workshop
Finished with anti-reflective, UV protected museum grade glazing
Float mounted and chosen specifically to complement the piece
Each Chloe McCarrick cyanotype is an original one of its kind artwork
Female empowerment, natural history and science are recurring themes
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