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Etching "DEHISCENCE" by Pauline Aitken
Pauline Aitken Dehichance, 1969
Here is a etching, with Aquatint by Pauline Aiken named " Dehichance" that measures 31 x 23.5 inches is signed in pencil and numbered 47/75 with the date 1969 and a G watermark.
de·his·cence - noun
1. Botany. The spontaneous opening at maturity of a plant structure, such as a fruit, anther, or sporangium, to release its contents.
2. Medicine. A rupture or splitting open, as of a surgical wound, or of an organ or structure to discharge its contents.
As a woman artist, Pauline Aitken has explored the feminine inner vision, and also a unique view of science and its relationship to art. As a young artist her work was recognized in 1968 at the British International Print Biennale. Continuing through the years winning awards, she has recently received the Arts Business and Empoyees' and the Arts, Business and the Smaller Budget (2000 and 2001) in the UK
This series by Aitkin uses biological and chemical terminology as the inspiration for abstract prints.
These colorful embossed prints demonstrate a mastery of printmaking technique rarely seen nowadays Will be shipped in a tube.
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