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Escape, 2019 - [ Pictūra ]

Escape, 2019 - [ Pictūra ]

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Escape, 2019. Deadvlei, Namibia.

Photo by Lizane Louw

At Dead Vlei, time stops. The silence is deafening.

Dead Vlei at Sossusvlei in Namibia is a salt and clay pan surrounded by orange-red Namib desert dunes. These high dunes have drawn me to Namib a couple of times in my life.

Sossusvlei is located in the southern part of the Namib Desert, in the Namib-Naukluft National Park of Namibia. This is my favourite place on earth. The landscape is a desert still life, unchanged. The fresh air and vast open spaces made me realise how small I am.

I value my heritage as an Afrikaner and an African. 

Photo created on a visit to Dead Vlei in 2019.

Behold the timeless allure of the desert through this fine art photograph I created in the desert. The dunes' golden hues and graceful contours weave a tapestry of eternal beauty. I invite you to lose yourself in this ancient landscape's vastness. Let the shifting sands and soft golden light awaken a sense of wonder and reverence as you connect with the essence of timelessness that permeates this photograph—a photograph created in the oldest desert in the world.


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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