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Framed, original mixed media copper leaf circular cyanotype.
Hand finished with variegated Italian copper 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 planet Venus. It is a celebration of the human body.
Flight Of Philomela Over Venus was created by photographing a hand-cut collage of portraiture and illustrations of birds combined with the surface textures from a Polaroid 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 Italian copper leaf.
Dimensions - 550mm diameter (unframed) 775mm diameter (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 framed. Float mounted in a bespoke, handmade circular frame. The frame is a deep box frame, glass fronted and with a dark stained finish. 25mm thick.
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