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Original linocut prints, books  and greetings cards featuring a range of mediaeval themes including: the Battle of Agincourt; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; King Arthur;;Stonehenge; Viking art; Saxon art; the Sutton Hoo helmet; medieval animals; castles; medieval myths and legends; historic monuments and so much more!

Stonehenge when seen from the A303 is one of the most evocative sights anyone can see when travelling across Britain; it has been visible from this road for centuries as a beacon to travellers heading west or east. 

 

This linocut print captures the mystery of Stonehenge and places it within a darkening landscape. As in reality, the stones appear somewhat underwhelming within their vast landscape yet their shape and majesty makes them so much larger in our mind. I enjoyed the effects made in this print by the black plate darkening the sky with the cuts made by the blade on the block.

 

One of variable edition of 5, hand printed on a Victorian Albion Press in Cambridgeshire, UK. Signed and editioned by the artist and printed on 250 gsm Somerset Velvet Paper. The coloured part of the image measures approximately 12 x 6 inches (30 x 15cm).

 

 

 

 

Stonehenge Darkness - Original Linocut Print

£65.00Price
  • The print will be supplied in a robust cardboard tube, protected by acid-free tissue paper. Postage and Packing in the UK is free of charge; charges for mailing outside the UK are incorporated in the shopping basket.