Friday, 13 March 2009

Ian Hamilton Finlay – Thonier

Ian Hamilton Finlay – Thonier, 1999
print published by October, Eindhoven
20 x 55 cm, offset-lithography printed by Van den Eynde, Belgium
designed by Ian Hamilton Finlay
watercolour by Janet Boulton

Janet Boulton painted a watercolour, in the 'style' of Redouté, of a bramble branch for Finlay. This beautiful watercolour is in contrast with the painful thorns of the bramble branch which resembles the long poles with hooks used to catch tunny (the boat used to fish tunny is named Thonier)

edition of 125 copies, unsigned
price € 75

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