Acrylic, plaster on board

17cm x 15cm

Cradled pine frame on reverse, so no need for framing

© Hanneke van Ryswyk 2013


'End of the little ice age' series was made during a residency at the Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat in January 2013. One night there was a heavy falling of snow which sparked the idea of melting ice revealing etched rock beneath it. I worked with plaster to create textures, rubbing in raw pigment, wiping back and a final pouring of plaster to finish the painting.


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End of the Little Ice Age 17


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    Irving Contemporary, Oxford

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