Raw - Storm over Lindisfarne
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Raw - Storm over Lindisfarne

by Richard Harpum MA

About this Painting

Lindisfarne Castle is perched dramatically on a volcanic crag (called “Beblowe Craig”) on Holy Island off the eastern coast of Northumberland, England near Berwick-upon-Tweed. It is only accessible at low tide via a three-mile causeway. It was originally a Tudor fort, but was converted into a private house in 1903 by the famous architect, Edwin Lutyens. As a National Trust property, it is well worth a visit.

The weather on this part of the British coastline can be ferocious and in this painting, I show the island under a large storm, accompanied by strong off-shore gales. The composition makes extensive use of “golden ratios” (1: 1.613) in positioning key features, including the horizon, yacht, flock of seagulls and the rays of sun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Size of original: 18" x 24" (46cm x 61cm)

Acrylic on Canvas

Painting Reference Number: 149

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Price of the Original:

  • £1,400 (framed)
  • £1,350, US$2,300*, €1,690* (unframed)

Prices of Limited Edition Prints (numbered, signed, unframed):

  • Studio Proof** canvas print (full size); Edition size 25: £260; US$429; €325 + shipping
  • Giclée print*** on 300 gsm paper (full size): Edition size 50: £130; US$215; €163 + shipping
  • Giclée print on 300 gsm paper in 16"x12" (41cm x 30cm) double mount; Edition size 200:

£37; US$61; €46 + shipping

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** A Studio Proof canvas print is a giclée print on canvas that is hand-embellished by the artist using the same medium as the originalpainting (usually acrylic), signed, numbered and then coated in 3 layers of UV-resistant varnish. It is then mounted on stretchers ready for framing.

*** Giclée printing is an advanced form of ink jet printing that applies a wide range of coloured inks that are designed to be light-fast for at least 75 years.

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