‘Garden Girls’ linocut on Irish Linen
Made by Gail Kelly
‘Garden Girls’ rectangular unframed mount, linocut on Irish linen by Gail Kelly. Handmade in County Down, Northern Ireland.
Text on the back: ‘Linen is synonymous with Ireland. For hundreds of years generations of skilled weavers have produced this unique fabric known the world over for its superior quality and classic beauty. For centuries people around the world have created gardens in many different forms. Plants are grown for pleasure, for medicinal purposes and for food. Gardens provide habitats for many small animals and birds including free range hens!’
An original linocut printed on Irish linen, made by hand in Gail’s studio using her victorian cast iron press. supplied ready to frame in a soft white mount, signed by the artist.
Approximate size: mount – height 40.5cm, width 21.5cm image – 29.5cm x 10.5 cm
About the maker:
‘My linocuts printed on Irish linen are inspired by the countryside where I live along with local folklore and traditions. I also make hand stitched linen collages inspired by the gorgeous gardens and beautiful landscapes I see on my travels in Britain and Ireland.’