THE SPIRIT OF X Art Print by Jerry DiFalco

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Printmaking: Etching, Aquatint, Oil, Ink, Paper on Cardboard, Glass, Paper, Plastic, Other.

Available as ORIGINAL ETCHING or PRINT ON PAPER OR CANVAS.

Note: The edition number of one sold on Nov 30, 2014. Techniques include intaglio, aquatint, & chine colle. The image depicts the Bernini sculpture, The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, in Rome at the Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria. The letter X represents the unknown in algebra. In poetry, it represents the uncovering between the realms of pleasure and pain. St. Teresa of Avila, a cloistered Carmelite nun, Spanish mystic, poet, and visionary. In the Bernini work, the sculpted lines are flowing and clear . . . crisp and soft. The scene needs no explanation. In my etching, the lines between dream and reality, despite their heaviness and naked rawness, blur into a misty light. My angel is cloaked in a lavender cloud as the Saint swims in a sea of lines and points . . . in a realm between the doors of perception and the hallway to the breathless discovery of self and God. Silver etching ink on Stonehenge black Paper with a lavender mulberry bark paper give the work a unique aura. The image size is 8 inches high by 6 inches wide. Frame is 11 inches wide by 14 inches high. The work was hand printed and published by the artist at The Center for Works on Paper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. THIS PRICE INCLUDES: THE MATTED ETCHING IN AN ARCHIVAL MAT; A FRAME (11 inch x 14 inch, Type – Glass & Wood Edge / Semi-Ornate Style, Color - Silver); ALL HANDLING COSTS; SHIPMENT COSTS; CARDBOARD SHIPMENT CARTON; BUBBLE WRAP & OTHER PACKING MATERIALS; AND, A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY. The work is wired and ready to hang. Framing includes a brown craft paper backing. A wall hook and nail are included. Editions II and III will not be executed. Only Edition One shall exist.


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THE SPIRIT OF X

Jerry DiFalco

United States

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Size: 11 W x 14 H x 1 in

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