Valentina & The Stepwell | Open Edition

Ema Frost


'Valentina & The Stepwell' is an open edition print from artist Ema Frost. Available in two colourways, day and night, the original pieces were inspired by the artist's trip to India and the limited colour palette used in their circus posters while still retaining the class 'Frost' look.

Stepwells are architecturally beautiful pieces of art that were once used everywhere in Rajasthan where water was scarce.

Stepwells have been described as a vast sheet of water, covered with lotuses in flower, amid which thousands of aquatic birds are sporting at the shores and bathers are washing, surrounded by jungle greenery. One could think you are describing a lakeside scene or one of India's famous riverside ghats, but in fact an ancient well, as big as a large pond.

Water plays a special part in Hindu mythology, as a boundary between heaven and earth known as tirtha. As manmade tirtha, the Stepwells became not only sources of drinking water, but cool sanctuaries for bathing, prayer, and meditation.

Please note: Work comes unframed.

Year: 2019

Dimensions: 235mm (h) x 175mm (w)

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