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Hand-painted wooden decorative board, pad;
depicts white herons, andrea alba, based on paint of Hokusai Katsushika;
18,5 x 41 x 1,5 cm;
beech wood, acrylic paints, graphite.

It is not common knowledge that icon painters, for the purpose of creating holy images, often enough use cutting boards. Why? Because it is a very durable base – a product of elaborative, yet rough woodwork that will last for generations. With this in mind, we commisioned a series of works painted on cutting boards, decorated with motifs borrowed from Japanese prints, oeuvres of European masters, or simply with nature-themed imagery.