From a limited edition of 10 archival photographs
Signed and numbered by artist A K Nicholas
The model sits in a row of string instruments, a cello, viola, and violin, arranged from large to small. Antique tones of sepia wash over the tableau. String instruments have a long history, appearing in art and myth, and often evoking feelings of poetry and worldliness.
Throughout the millennia, music has been an integral part of many cultures. Identification with song is almost universal. Musical instruments have historically been used in art to represent love in its various forms. The choice of instrument can be associated with aristocracy or working class depending on whether the instrument is associated with a concert hall or a honky tonk. In the same way, musical references can be a unite a diverse audience around an artwork. Musical instruments play a special part in almost all of our memories, taking us back to childhood and pivotal moments in our lives.
This limited edition archival photograph is made with the best quality inks on heavyweight museum-grade paper. Beautiful and long-lasting, this premium process produces exceptional contrast and crisp images. Properly displayed, this artwork will last without noticeable fading or change in color for generations (well over 100 years). A certificate of authenticity, signed by the artist, is included.
Art ID: MS3_9982
giclée print with archival pigmented inks on 100% cotton acid-free artist paper