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Stones were stood up on end across the landscape for a multitude of reasons. It is hard for us to step out of our modern contexts and mindsets to try to imagine what these markers were put up for. Standing a thirty ton chunk of granite or limestone on end was no small feat, and wouldn't have been undertaken without due cause - or so we imagine. It would have taken time and resources as well as skill and imagination.
Some would undoubtedly have fallen as a result of natural weathering and erosion. Maybe some weren't as secure in the first place; perhaps some were simply left lying as part of the coded composition - and some may have been deliberately toppled...

Oil pastel, chalk, charcoal, graphite and marker pen.

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oil pastel, chalk, charcoal, graphite, marker pen

Carraig Imithe (2017)


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This artwork is sold by Dave Kirby from United Kingdom

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Dave Kirby

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