Original mixed media zinc leaf cyanotype. Hand-brush coated. Hand finished with blue/ green zinc leaf. Handprinted on handmade 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.
Philomela Over The Dusky Skies No1 was created by photographing a hand-cut collage of female portraiture and illustration of a nightingale combined with the surface textures from a Polaroid photogram.The large scale digital negative was contact printed onto handmade paper, brush coated with light sensitive chemicals, before drying in a dark room. Once exposed to daylight, the piece was washed to develop a cyan blue colour, pressed dry and then hand finished with blue/ green zinc leaf.
Dimensions - 300mm diameter (unframed) 385mm diameter (framed) x 30mm frame depth x 18mm frame face
Paper - Handprinted on handmade 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 unframed.
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Frames are handmade to house the piece. Float mounted in a bespoke, handmade medium sized circular frame. The frame is a deep box frame, museum grade, UV protected, anti reflective glass fronted and with a smooth finish.
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