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This original linocut print was inspired by a visit to the Stones of Stenness on Orkney where, in the midst of winds and rain, I witnessed sheep cowering in the shadow of the stones to escape the weather.


The Stones of Stenness, along with the nearby Ring of Brodgar, form part of a powerful ritualistic landscape on Orkney, situated on an isthmus between the lochs of Stenness and Harray. 


My print captures the starkness of one of these stones; the background evoking the many weather variations experienced on Orkney and deliberately stylised in the manner of early textile weaving patterns.


Learn More About this Print

Further information about the preparation and production of this print can be found in this blog post here.


The edition - highly limited

This linocut print has been hand printed on a 19th Century Albion Press in Essex. Printed on 250 gsm Somerset Velvet Paper, it is finished  in 6 colours, printed from  6 different plates and signed and edition by the artist. Printed area: 12" x 12"; paper size approx twice as much again.


One of variable edition of 6. Only 4 prints are now available for sale - as each is subtly different, please advise which one you require by citing the number shown on the imaage.


Overseas customers please note - my postage and packing fees are approximate. If the amount is lower than cited, you will be refunded the difference.

Stones of Stenness, Orkney - Original Linocut Print

SKU: LC/41
  • 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.

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