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THE SHOP FLOOR PROJECT

ALICE PATTULLO - Swan Upping

£50.00

THE SHOP FLOOR PROJECT

ALICE PATTULLO - Swan Upping

£50.00

Product Details

Swan Upping by Alice Pattullo

From a series of screen prints Screenprints produced in collaboration with The Shop Floor Project, exploring traditional British country pursuits:

"Swan Upping is an annual ceremonial and practical activity in Britain in which mute swans on the River Thames are rounded up, caught, marked, and then released. Traditionally, the Monarch of the United Kingdom owns all unmarked mute swans on the River Thames. This dates from the 12th century, during which swans were a common food source for royalty."


Limited edition screen print
Signed and numbered by the artist.
Paper measures 42 cm x 29.5 cm

Framed size: 54 x 41 cm
Edition of 25

Available in three frame choices:

Oak (solid wood)

White (wood)

Black (wood)

Read more about our FRAMING WORKSHOP here

About

The Shop Floor Project has worked with the celebrated artist and illustrator Alice Pattullo for over eight years. In our archive we have a selection of her work (several which are exclusive to us) from some of her earliest pieces to more current work.

Based in East London, Alice regularly explores British traditions, folklore and superstitions throughout her work. In 2017 she exhibited Of House and Home, her largest solo show to date at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.


Photo courtesy Yorkshire Sculpture Park. (c) Jonty Wilde.

Alongside this Alice works on commissioned illustrations for a variety of clients including Bon Appetit, Esquire, Cecil Sharp House, Country Living, Crabtree and Evelyn, Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, Design for Today, Faber, Fortnum and Mason, Gardens Illustrated, The Ginger Pig HHMI Bulletin, Little Toller, National Trust, Sainsburys, The V&A Museum, and The Village Voice.