Artwork description:

Maggi Hambling's 'Scallop', a striking but controversial piece of public art which (depending on one's point of view) either complements or detracts from the desolate beauty of Aldeburgh beach on the Suffolk coast. The large steel sculpture, referring to Benjamin Britten's operatic masterpiece 'Peter Grimes', was installed in 2003 in recognition of Britten's close ties with the town and role in founding the world-renowned Aldeburgh Festival. This close-up study of surfaces highlights the colours, textures and patina of the metal as it constantly changes and weathers with time.

Shot on 35mm film, May 2017. Archival C-Type print from a colour film negative scan, with a wide border for mounting/framing. Signed and numbered on the front in the border, and coming with a certificate of authenticity.

From May 2017, my analogue photographs will be available in a total edition of 10 + 2AP.

1 x 45x30in print (£495).
2 x 30x20in prints (£250).
3 x 24x16in prints (£175).
4 x 18x12in prints (£125).

Sold unmounted/unframed. Please get in touch if you wish to discuss mounting and framing options, or to purchase a different size from that listed here.

Unmounted C-Type prints are produced using a traditional photochemical process, with true photographic paper exposed from the digital scan and then developed. The gallery-quality archival paper used is selected by me as appropriate to the particular photograph from papers manufactured by Fuji, Kodak and Ilford. All prints come with a wide border for easy mounting and framing.

Additional images simulated and for illustration purposes only.

Materials used:

Gallery-quality archival photographic paper


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