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1717. Abandoned I - [ Pictūra ]

1717. Abandoned I - [ Pictūra ]

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 1717. Abandoned I. Sólheimasandur, Iceland.

Photo by Lizane Louw

A wreck abandoned on a black sand beach, a testament to the awe-inspiring beauty of Iceland. This photograph, for me, captures Iceland's captivating and otherworldly beauty. The juxtaposition of the abandoned wreckage against the ethereal landscape evokes a sense of wonder and contemplation. Yet, there is still a lot of mystery around what happened in the skies above Solheimansandur and the events that led to a plane wreck being nestled on this black sand beach, frozen in time forever.

This was the most challenging photograph I ever created. On our hike, we experienced wind that blew horizontally; the rain was beating down on us, and it was overcast and challenging because of the weather. I am still in awe of this photograph; I can't believe I could create this colour photograph, in a monotone grey pallet, in those adverse weather conditions. I love this work. It will forever be a visual journey of discovery for me because of the mystery and what I learn from art by looking at this work.

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Edition and size information

Only 100 prints in various sizes and formats from limited editions will be made. So the edition size of the work is 100 prints + 5  AP (‘épreuve d'artiste’) +  2 TP (trial prints) to check colour, print quality and how ink takes to the chosen material.

[ Pictūra ] Bespoke Gallery Size Editions

S - Edition of 5
M - Edition of 10
L - Edition of 10
XL - Edition of 5 (Handcrafted in Berlin)

Our paper of choice

Photo Rag® is a high-quality paper made from 100% cotton with a smooth surface texture. It meets archival standards and features a premium matt inkjet coating that delivers exceptional density, color gamut, color graduation, and image sharpness. The paper retains the unique touch and feel of genuine art paper.

Specifications of our paper:

  • 308 gsm, 100% cotton paper
  • Off white color
  • Beautiful defined felt structure
  • Matt premium inkjet coating for outstanding print results
  • Acid- and lignin-free for longevity
  • Meets ISO 9706 standards for museum quality and age resistance

Certificate of authenticity

Each print comes with a Certificate of Authenticity, verifying its originality and ensuring its value as a unique work of art.

A Certificate of Authenticity includes the following information:

  • The name of the artist
  • The title of the artwork
  • Edition number
  • Dimensions of the artwork
  • Medium
  • The production date
  • Certificate number
  • A statement of authenticity is signed digitally or by hand, depending on the work.

All handcrafted work printed and handled in Berlin by the studio, will be inspected for quality and hand signed.

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