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MICHAELA GALL

Painted Portrait - Manolete

£110.00

MICHAELA GALL

Painted Portrait - Manolete

£110.00

Product Details

From an original painting by Michaela Gall exclusively for The Shop Floor Project.

Digital art reproduction of original painting on 310gsm, archival quality, acid-free, aquarelle rag.

Limited edition of 100, signed and numbered & stamped.

Options

UNFRAMED SIZE: 42 x 29 cm

FRAMED SIZE: 50 x 40 cm (framed with mount)

Frame options: Black, white, oak, aged gilt.

Please note: Our framers are recognised by the Fine Art Trade Guild for their quality because the custom frames have tightly pinned corners, and are made from precision cut wood in England, made bespoke for each order. All our frames are glazed with our Clarity+ Perspex. It's cut from the highest quality acrylic sheet that's both crystal clear, but also safe and filters out 99% of UV light to protect the artwork.

PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT OUR PRINTING & FRAMING WORKSHOP FOR MORE DETAILS OF PAPERS & FRAMES USED.

About Manolete

Manuel Rodriguez Sanchez - better known as Manolete - stepped wearily to the microphone in an anteroom of the San Sebastian, Spain, bullring, looking far older than a man who had recently marked his 30th birthday.

Manolete, the most celebrated bullfighter of his day, had just killed his 1,000th bull and the radio announcer asked him to comment on his achievement.

Speaking in a soft voice, barely audible over the roar from his fans in the stadium just beyond the room, Manolete delivered a somber response. "They are asking for more than I can give," he said. "Always more and more. All I can say is I wish the bullfighting season was over."

About the artist

Michaela Gall studied at Chelsea School of Art and L’Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris. She works on paper and in ceramic. Her work is produced under the umbrella of Majolica, a form of ceramics originated in Renaissance Italy which uses tin-glazes painted over an opaque white background glaze, with an earthenware body.  Michaela creates pieces that are painted within the tradition of Folk Art, documenting various subjects such as historical events, patterns, symbols and people from different cultures. Her celebrated Painted Portrait series explores various cultural figures throughout history from Queen Elizabeth I to Jimi Hendrix.