Venus’ Scallop – Hand Printed LinoCut Card

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I’ve hand printed this original Linocut Card in 2 shades of Scallop Shell Pink (the image is made from 2 linocut blocks), I’ve typeset & printed the text on the back. The Artist Paper is torn to size by me & then hand folded after printing. The inside is blank for you to hand write your personal message.

This is one of 3 designs inspired by Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, which is full of references to love. I’ve always been fascinated by shells. Venus is the goddess of love. That she floats ashore on a scallop shell, in Botticelli’s painting is not accidental, it’s universally an ancient symbol of love. So, it made complete sense to combine it with a more well known symbol of love, a heart…

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It’s very hard to convey, in a photograph, the truly beautiful physical quality of the ink & it’s colour on this gorgeously soft-to-touch paper
:: 250gsm Artist Paper
:: Card size is 85mm x 115 mm 
:: Recycled Envelope size is 95mm – 122mm 
:: Sealed into a Clear Bio-degradable Corn Starch bag 
:: Inside is blank for you to write your own personal message
:: Cards will be sent in a board backed package

Cards will vary slightly due to the nature of hand production making each card unique & original

All items are ©Elly Rowbotham 
Please note the copyright of the print or image does not transfer with the sale

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