"Ice Blue Roses"
3 Color Woodblock Print.
Grey, Metallic Blue, Black.
Gamblin Oil Based Inks.
Stonehenge White 100% Cotton Rag.
10" x 22"
Edition of 53 Signed and Numbered.
A re-strike of the original plates I carved for the Fare Thee Well concerts to mark the 3rd anniversary.
Quatrain XXVI :
Oh, come with old Khayyam, and leave the Wise
To talk; one thing is certain, that Life flies;
One thing is certain, and the Rest is Lies;
The Flower that once has blown for ever dies.
This print is an adaptation of an illustration from The Illustrated Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, the First edition which was translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Published in 1913, and illustrated by Edmund J Sullivan.