Oil and metal leaf on panel
Giant water lilies float gently in the ever-changing waters of their lake home. Available on gillianlahav.com.
24x48", 2.25" deep with gilded sides
This artwork captures the attention because of an unusual technique that combines oil and metal leaf on panel, resulting in a mesmerizing visual experience. This composition, which zooms in on a close-up view of delicate water lilies, creates tension. As the lilies have a natural delicacy, the choice of materials lends them an intriguing and somewhat cool demeanour. This artwork seamlessly merges materials and techniques to craft a piece that combines precision with enchantment, leaving a lasting impression on viewers. It is a testament to simplicity, achieved through meticulous craftsmanship and creative imagination.