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Ghosts in the Gray Granite Etching | Roy Purcell

Ghosts in the Gray Granite

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Roy Purcell

Roy Purcell

$500

American (1936)

  • Date: 1994
  • Aquatint Etching, signed and numbered in pencil
  • Edition of 100
  • Size: 16 in. x 7 in. (40.64 cm x 17.78 cm)

$500

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about Ghosts in the Gray Granite

Roy Purcell's portrayal of large fallen trees layered over one another amid two trees still standing features a poem by the artist about the death and rebirth of trees in this habitat.

Knotty and twisted, the leafless tree in the foreground of the composition leans backward as if it is about to fall this very minute, while the tree behind it retains its leaves and stands tall regardless of the snowfall. Roy Purcell's poem reads: "Broken against the mountains, granite bulk, they dance then fail to rot \ Enrich the warm red earth, give birth, and rise again \ To kiss the sky while bound by time. a thousand human years slip by."

About The Artist: Roy Purcell

Roy Purcell has lived and worked as an artist in Las Vegas since 1970 and has created a large body of American artwork in various media. While known throughout the southwest for his etchings, he has mastered watercolor, oil, pastel, ink, acrylic and pencil to express the world around him. Born in 1936, Roy grew up in rural Utah, where he learned an appreciation of the earth and developed a sensitivity for its beauty. He appears to have sprung...

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About The Medium: Aquatint

An etching process in which tone is created by treating a plate with fine particles of acid resistant material (like powder resin) and then placing the plate in an acid bath. The acid bites into the plate between the grains of resin and when printed, the mass of tiny spots produces a textured area with tonal effects similar to watercolor wash.

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Ghosts in the Gray Granite

Roy Purcell

1994

Unframed

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Ghosts in the Gray Granite

Roy Purcell

1994

Optional Framing Choices

RoGallery framing experts will choose the best moulding to match your artwork based on your color selection.  If you have custom framing requests contact us

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Framing includes: High Quality Wood Mouldings, Acid-free Materials (hinge tape, matting, and backing), plexiglass, and hanging hardware. 

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