Pech Merle Ponies painting on quartzite

Pech Merle Ponies painting on quartzite

This is a small reproduction of the nearly life-size horse paintings from the beautiful cave of Pech-Merle in the south of France. My idea was to make them look as they did freshly painted 20,000 years ago. Iron oxide and black manganese paint are blown onto stone, and spots are hand-daubed on, recreating in miniature the art techniques of the first artists.

 

Airbrush, hand brush and sgraffito on quartzite
Approx. size 10.5" x 7”

  • About the stone...

    This stone is California quartzite. It is pearl white/grey in an interesting piebald pattern. It is beautifully naturally weathered and has a subtle silver shimmer.

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$52.00Price
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