Alpenglow letterpress print

$100.00

A hand-colored letterpress print of Mt. Rainier at sunrise. Hand-printed in a limited edition.

21 in stock

Description

An original, hand-printed, hand-painted letterpress print—this is not a reproduction! This piece is part of the “Local Conditions” series, which depicts Washington’s Mt. Rainier from a variety of different vantage points.

This print was created from sketches done on location: from the shore of Tipsoo Lake, located near Chinook Pass on the eastern edge of Mt. Rainier National Park. The print captures the phenomenon known as “alpenglow,” when the face of the mountain glows a bright, stunning pink as the sun’s first rays hit the alpine snow. Alpenglow only lasts for a brief moment—a reminder to pay attention!

This artwork was letterpress printed by hand on an antique Vandercook No. 4 press, on soft white Rives Lightweight paper. Each print in the edition was then painstakingly hand-painted with watercolor. Each print is numbered, signed and dated, and labeled with the latitude/longitude coordinates of the exact location the illustration was drawn from.

Edition of 63 prints
Paper size: 6 x 7.5 inches (15.2 x 19.1 cm)
Image size: 3 x 5 inches (7.6 x 12.7 cm)

This piece was printed in a limited edition, so once the edition sells out, it will not be reprinted. So snag your copy while you can!

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This original artwork is copyright Chandler O’Leary 2010. Copyright is not transferable with the sale of this print. The buyer is not entitled to reproduction rights.

This print is packaged in a clear poly sleeve and will ship flat in a protective mailer via United States Postal Service. WA state residents are subject to sales tax.

Additional information

Print type

Original letterpress print. Hand-printed on a Vandercook press, and then individually hand-painted with watercolor.

Edition size

63 prints. Prints are signed and numbered.

Hand-painted

This print is individually hand-painted with watercolor. Because of this, no two prints in the edition are precisely alike. Please allow for slight differences and color variations from what is pictured here.

Paper type

Rives Lightweight paper, soft white, 100% acid free.

Display info

Prints are unframed. The illustration is centered on the page, with a white border surrounding the image. This print was made from the best archival paper, inks and watercolor pigments available. Any piece of artwork can fade if displayed improperly, however; for best results, display your print away from direct sunlight.