Arachne (2015)
Oil painting by Svetlana Tikhonova

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  • Oil painting, Canvas
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  • Size: 15.75 × 11.81 × 0.59 in (unframed) / 15.75 × 11.81 in (actual image size)
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  • Signed certificate of authenticity
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Artist's description:

A mythological woman, skilled weaver, who claimed to have greater skill than the goddes of craft, Athena. Athena accepted the challenge and lost. Enraged by this, she cursed Arachne and all of her descendants to weave for enternity, turning her into a spider.

Original oil painting done on a stetched canvas using palette knife and brush.
Edges are painted as part of a composition, no need for framing. Ready to hang - there are D-Ring hangers attached with a cord between them.
Artwork is signed on front and on the back. Protected from dust and moisture by dammar varnish.

Width: 40 cm (15.7 in.)
Height: 30 cm (11.8 in.)
Depth: 1.5 cm (0.6 in.)

When shipped, artwork will be packed in a wooden box made specially for this painting, and wrapped in four layers of protective material: acid free paper, bubble wrap, moisture block and bubble wrap again.
Artwork will be sent by EMS, this means delivery right to your doorstep.
Postage is insured, tracking number will be provided.

Painting have export permission from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus (see stamp in images) to avoid delay in customs.

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Materials used:

Oil, palette knife and brush

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