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Derwent Water

ORIGINAL PRINT - Limited Edition of 12 Crafted Prints (Hahnemühle William Turner textured 310 gsm with pigment ink) This fine art print meets museum longevity requirements and is carefully hand crafted. Prior to dispatch the print is hand signed and individually numbered. A certificate of authenticity is supplied.

Print Size | 18” x 12”

Derwentwater (or Derwent Water) is one of the principal bodies of water in the Lake District National Park in north west England. It lies wholly within the Borough of Allerdale, in the county of Cumbria.

The lake occupies part of Borrowdale and lies immediately south of the town of Keswick. It is both fed and drained by the River Derwent. It measures approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) long by 1 mile (1.6 km) wide and is some 72 feet (22 m) deep. There are several islands within the lake, one of which is inhabited. Derwent Island House, an 18th-century residence, is a tenanted National Trust property open to the public on five days each year.

Derwentwater is a place of considerable scenic value. It is surrounded by hills (known locally as fells), and many of the slopes facing Derwentwater are extensively wooded. A regular passenger launch operates on the lake, taking passengers between various landing stages. There are seven lakeside marinas, the most popular stops being Keswick, Portinscale and the Lodore Falls, from which boats may be hired. Recreational walking is a major tourist activity in the area and there is an extensive network of footpaths in the hills and woods surrounding the lake.

The Keswick—Borrowdale road runs along the eastern shore of the lake and carries a regular bus service. There is a lesser, or unclassified, road along the western shore connecting the villages of Grange and Portinscale.
Derwentwater gave its name to the Earldom of Derwentwater.
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens filmed on location at Derwentwater for the scene "Approach to Maz Kantana's Castle, Takodana”

Hahnemühle’s artists paper quality is unparalleled and authentic. The German company has knowledge of paper making since the 1880’s and is the Industries gold Standard.
Epson UltraChrome HDR pigment ink merges traditional archival ink quality with the latest high end technology.

Hahnemühle William Turner textured 310 gsm is a clean white, 100% cotton paper thus guaranteeing archival standards. The watercolour paper features a distinct textured surface. With its premium matt coating William Turner meets the highest industry standards regarding density, colour gamut, colour graduation and image sharpness while preserving the special touch and feel of a genuine art paper.

This fine art print will meet museum longevity requirements and has a unique extra contrasty surface with a sensual feel. The print has a total of twelve different inks, ensuring that even the minutest details are visible, and the colours appear freshly printed even after 100 years. This art paper base offers a unique "touch and feel" experience - the Hahnemuhle typical 4th dimension.

It is the artist's preference to use traditional negative film and mechanical cameras. The film is hand developed and scanned by the artist, prior to creating the art work.
Photographic based artist Jonathan Talks produces original artwork from his Nottingham studio.

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Hahnemühle William Turner textured 310 gsm with pigment ink

Derwent Water (2017)

$102.77

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This artwork is sold by Jonathan Talks from United Kingdom

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