Our Lion piece depicts the image of a cast iron door knocker regally placed upon the gate of an old New Orleans estate.
Although one thinks of iron to be black and covered in a rough finish, this piece depicts far more than that. The faded areas of the metal reveal a brassy color from the years of usage. Although the lion is stoic and intimidating, there is some curiosity ignited when gazing upon it, encouraging one to reach out and knock in order to discover the historic adventure behind this beautiful enclosure.
Our lion is sturdily set upon an emerald green background, which enhances the white and brass highlights of this majestic beast. How regal would this piece be in a foyer or study!
This photo was mounted to a textured background wooden panel then enhanced with acrylic paint, CrayPas, and Oil Pastels.
Mixed Media: Paper on wood panel, with Acrylic, CrayPas, and Oil Pastel
Original Size: 26"W x 32" H x 2" D
Print options are available for this piece in two sizes: Full-size and half-size prints.
Full Print: 26" W x 32" H
Half Print: 13" W x 16" H
The original is a one-of-a-kind mixed media painting. Full Print is a photo print from the original. Half Print is a photo print of the original.
Prints are on High-Quality Archival Paper with UV inks.
See this and other originals at our gallery, Gallery Have is located in the French Quarter, 621 Toulouse Street, New Orleans. Our gallery is filled with this and other locally made New Orleans-inspired art.
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