STONE OF THE HOLE (Cornish Legend)
Title: STONE OF THE HOLE (Cornish Legend)
Description: This Unframed, Unmounted Watercolour is painted on 400g watercolour paper and is an impression of 'Stone of the Hole' Men - an - Tol in Penwith Moor, Cornwall UK. The MÃªn-an-Tol (Cornish for 'Stone of the Hole') consists of a holed stone 1.2m (4ft) across with a large round hole 51cm (20 in) in diameter, large enough for a grown person to crawl through. Either side of it are two upright stones, 1.3m (4Â½ft) high Legend says if you pass a baby through the stone you protect them from Rickets, consumption and fever. passing through the hole was central to the healing process with importance being attached to the direction, the number of times (commonly 3 or 9) and the point on the lunar cycle. It is 4,000 years old from the Bronze age and is known as a Portal to a safer future drawn from a timeless past. A Hag Stone, also known as an adder stone, is a stone that has a naturally occurring hole through it. Such stones were, and sometimes still are, believed to have magical properties. These supposedly include the ability to heal a snake bite, or see through the disguise of a witch or fairy by looking through the hole. Includes a Certificate of Authenticity & Poem printed on coloured card. STONE OF THE HOLE A Portal to a safer future, drawn from a timeless past, 4000 year old energy walk through - heal - make good health last.
Format: Original artwork
Genre: Contemporary, Impressionist, Still Life
Colour: Brown, green, orange
Keywords: LEGEND, STONE, HISTORICAL, LANDSCAPE, CORNWALL, portal, hole, legend, ancient landscape, cornish landscape, impressionist landscape.
Delivery Details: FREE UK DELIVERY
Status: For Sale
Name: Juliette Westbrook-Finch
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Im Juliette Westbrook- Finch, Artist & Poet and born in the 60's, child of the Universe. You can sign up for my monthly email newsletters on my website to receive Special Offers, News of New Art and any magazine articles I will be in Most of my paintings have a poem to accompany them which will be printed out on coloured card to compliment the painting and framed paintings have coloured backgrounds instead of the usual white or ivory , and in some cases where more than one colour would look good with the painting you can choose which you prefer by messaging me when you purchase. I paint using watercolors but not in the traditional way. I create texture So it looks like oil painting and /or I paint so that the paint is thicker and the colours are brighter and bolder although I sometimes paint in the traditional 'wishy washy' watercolour way! I use 300g Daler Rowney or Winsor & Newton 140lb Watercolour paper and professional quality paints (Windsor and Newton Pro -high pigment and st. Petersburg white Nights watercolor tubes which contain gum Arabic and honey, they go on smoothly and the pigments are the highest quality. I also use a medium Viscosity paint as well which has good transparency and tinting strength. My Paintings are either on 300g Watercolour Paper, Crescent Watercolour Boards or Frisk Canvas which are specially formulated for watercolour painting) If theres anything you like, I'm always open to reasonable offers :-)
I was featured in "Inside Artists" Magazine on 1st Sept 2021. This was a big thrill & honour as it is distributed to hundreds of Art Galleries in the UK, Europe & the USA.