The Bird Family Gothic, 2018 by Ellen Bird
Copperplate etching (using 4 separate plates) with Gamblin Bone Black etching ink and Somerset Satin 300gsm paper / 125 x 89 cm
Price Guide: Not for sale
The Bird Family Gothic is a group portrait of the artist’s close family, in the stage of Tudor portraiture. The formal and symbolic nature of the Tudor portraiture challenges the contemporary artist to convey the depth and personality of the sitters, rather than just their likeness.