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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!

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Native Welsh castles have always been an inspiration for me; perhaps none is more evocative of the spirit of the Welsh than Dolbadarn in Gwynedd, North Wales. This linocut print places an imaginary tower, based on Dolbadarn, in an icy setting among the rocks and stones of Snowdonia. By overprinting a second layer of grey, the print is suggestive of the entire landscape being encased in a grip of ice.

 

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 printed part of the image measures approximately 6 x 6 inches (15 x 15cm).

 

 

 

 

The Icy Fortress - 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.