The tale of the Eider and the Selkie Hahnemüle FineArt Pearl. Silk gloss surface texture. 285 g/m² Bright white with a special coating for a refined pearl finish. Signed. 32 x 18 cm (plus 2 cm white borders).
Westray, Summer 2020. A beautiful Selkie basks under the timid rays of the sun that barely peek through the clouds of an August afternoon. The other Seals are lying on the seaweed ashore, in Pierowall bay. The low tide gives them the opportunity to dry off, stretch and laze on the land at least a couple of times on a summer’s day. The small dock in the bay is one of their favourite spots. Just like the Selkies, the Eiders love to do the same. They jump out of the water, one by one, claiming their own space, all at a safe distance from each other. While on the seashore, they spend time preening their feathers.
The Selkie, who rests blissfully, finds them all around her, and observes them curiously and with respect. She appears to be much more cautious, and intimidated by the movements of passersby on the road adjacent to the small pier. An Eider chooses to rest next to the Selkie. I can imagine a conversation between them… Read more
The tale of the Eider and the Selkie is available also on UltraHD Photo Print on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper Maxima. Signed. 53 x 30 cm (plus 2 cm white borders).