Somerset Lane print ll and more art by Luke Piper

Somerset Lane print ll, 2010
50 x 67 cm (h x w)
GBP 750
Giclée on Somerset Velvet paper
for sale

This lane near Bruton in Somerset divides in to two just before it plunges in to a coombe. Also known as Coombe Hill, Whaddon Hill and Snakelake Hill. This is a very old lane connecting ancient settlements using the easiest route possible through quite difficult terrain. Now surfaced the old lane would have been worn deep by generations of horses’ hooves and cartwheels wearing away the soft clay/brash soil and the rainwater washing away the loose material in to Coombe Brook below. At this point in the view the lane splits. The graphic works from this series followed a painting expedition through Western and Northern Australia in 2010. The seemingly abstract colour and pattern used by the indigenous painters is actually very representational often recording knowledge of dreamtime spirits and songlines in the landscape. Returning to Somerset I was inspired to paint my local lanes in a new light. In a way they represent my own version of songlines in my life, land and background.

Individually signed and numbered from an edition of 100 prints, they are framed beautifully by Geraint Davies Picture Framing.

The prints can be made available for collection near Bruton in Somerset for 1st December 2020 onwards. Delivery after this date can also be arranged.

The images size is 570mm x 600mm (approx) and the final framed size is 585 x 745mm.

If still showing as available for sale please email for further details and to secure an order of one of these framed works.

more from Luke Piper

Lane at Long Knoll, 30th May 2020
76 x 56 cm (h x w)
pencil & ink on Arches Aquarelle 300gsm CP

Songline l, rockshelter, April 2020
60 x 60 cm (h x w)
Oil on 365gsm Arches paper mounted on board with coloured resin

Somerset Lane print ll, 2010
50 x 67 cm (h x w)
Giclée on Somerset Velvet paper

Somerset Lane print l, 2010
50 x 67 cm (h x w)
Gilcée on Somerset Velvet paper

Small Down yellow & Orange..., May 2020
40 x 66 cm (h x w)
pencil & ink on Arches Aquarelle 356gsm CP


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