THE TRANSFORMATION OF PHILOMELA OVER VENUS

THE TRANSFORMATION OF PHILOMELA OVER VENUS

Original Gold Leaf Cyanotype

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Original mixed media cyanotype. 
Hand-brush coated. 
Hand finished with 24ct Gold leaf. 
Hand shaped into a square. 
Printed on handmade ivory recycled cotton rag paper. 

DESCRIPTION

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. 

TECHNIQUE

The Transformation of Philomela over Venus was created by photographing a hand-cut collage that had been combined with the surface textures from a photogram. The 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 before being hand-finished with 24ct gold leaf.

 

SPEC

Dimensions - 374mm x 384mm squared (The artwork is hand deckled around the edges, so shape may differ by a mm or two in size)

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

Mount - It is not recommended you mount this piece.

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