Facce Quaranta

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This original ink drawing is made with homemade watercolour ink. The deep maroon hue originated from boiling rose petals down to a pigmented solution, and adding guar gum as a binder. The pigment was mixed with Lemon and over time the resulting colour evolved to a red-purple.

- Penny Brooshooft, Artist.


  • Painted on 280gsm watercolour paper.
  • Signed on reverse.
  • Size 210x287mm (1cm shorter than A4).
  • Artwork will be shipped in late September (Penny is overseas until then).
  • Shipping is a flat rate of $15 within Australia.