Artist's description:

These lovely chaps are based on a series of roundels from an 11th-century carved ivory horn, known as an Oliphant, held in the V&A museum. Some of the beasts are not easily identifiable and I was drawn to their slightly fantastical, whimsical nature. I feel relief carving and lino printing are suited to the same bold simplicity of design, the process for making them being somewhat similar; in effect you ‘carve’ a lino sheet to create a relief design which is then printed. This print was hand burnished on a very thin Japanese paper which has a slightly translucent quality, much like very thin parchment, and which takes the ink very well creating a lovely dense black.

This print is in a limited edition of 20. It has been hand printed using oil-based inks on Japanese Kozo paper which is a very thin paper made from plant fibre. All prints are individually numbered and signed.

Minor variations occur naturally through the printmaking process and each print is original.

This print is unmounted and unframed.

This print is rolled with acid-free tissue and sent in a tube.

Materials used:

Japanese Kozo paper, oil-based inks, linoleum

Oak-Leaf Frieze (2015)


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This artwork is sold by Sarah Robley from United Kingdom

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Sarah Robley

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