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Lucy Stevens

Bullfinch (Portrait of a Blue Stocking)

£500.00
Bullfinch (Portrait of a Blue Stocking)

Original: Photography and mixed media (household paint, Indian ink, spray paint, pencil and wax pastel) onto Fabriano 310gsm paper. Created in 2020.

Size (in dark red wooden frame): 58.6 x 77 cm. The frame has both mirror plates and cord hanging system.

Tag details: Leicester Museum | Bullfinch (species: Pyrrhula Pyrrhula). Locality: Oadby and Wigston, Leicestershire. Sex: Male. The date that the specimen became part of the permanent collection at New Walk Museum: 1982.

Lucy's recent solo exhibition ‘Bird Skins’ at the Lightbox Gallery in Leicester was inspired by Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours, an early colour dictionary outlining colour matches across the natural kingdoms. Stevens was granted access to the natural science collections at New Walk Museum in Leicester to create artworks focusing on the order, variety and beauty of colour in nature.

This abstract artwork comes with an individual handwritten thank you note from Lucy. Each work is hand made by Lucy, in Leicester at her home or artist studio.

All postage is via Royal Mail special delivery or you can collect from Lucy's studio in Leicester.

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