portrait of a girl (ghirlandaio)
This unique mirror is constructed in hand painted beech wood with an outer frame in custom stained oak with corner pieces. The top section features three postcards framed behind museum grade glass of a portrait, c.1490, attributed to the workshop of Domenico Ghirlandaio. The postcards are a mirror image of the original portrait painting, which is in the collection of the National Gallery, London.
The six coloured panels on either side of the portrait are also museum grade glass, in this case hand painted. This glass has an anti-reflective coating plus a UV filter to help preserve both the cards and the paint from light damage. All the paint colours are from the range by Farrow & Ball:
was used to make a feature of the frame rebate and edges, while
were utilised for the facing strips. The glass panels are in
Cinder Rose, Breakfast Room Green, India Yellow, Vardo,
Drawing Room Blue
. The mirror itself is 4mm thick silver float glass. The frame is backed with 3mm MDF and has an integral split batten for secure, flush mounting to the wall.
The mirror is stamped, signed and dated on the reverse.
This is one of five remaining
made over the last two years. These mirrors are no longer being designed or made as our work has evolved in a more abstract, minimalist direction.
All five mirrors are available exclusively from
IAP Fine Art, Monmouth & London
. Please use the email button for further information.
Size: 14450 x 410 x 47 mm
Weight: 10 kg
Mirror panel: 893 x 332 mm
Signed and dated on the reverse
Not suitable for areas with high condensation
The mirror is shown with two paintings by Chris Gollon: on the left
The Night May
Still Be Young, But I Am Not (after Eleanor McEvoy)
on the right.
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