Fine art print of the original painting of Chesil Beach Portland. Part of the travel print collection by Dorset artist Richard Watkin. Printed on quality 315gsm textured cotton paper available in A4, A3 and A2 sizes which fit 'off the shelf' frames. All the prints are signed by the artist.
What's the story? Richard first visited Chesil Beach in 1974 on an art field trip and loves the way there has been so little change since. The historical aspect of the area also appeals; the discovery of 20,000 sling stones collected from Chesil Beach and used to defend Maiden Castle from an attack by the Romans, highlights the impact the sea and coastline has on the island and its occupants. He decided to focus this painting on the Cove House Inn as he loves the view and we’ve had many a pint tucked up inside shielded from the elements.
Artist Richard Watkin paints the evocative locations and landscapes of Dorset from the beaches and towns of Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch to the dramatic Jurassic Coastline and picturesque Purbeck villages. He paints with acrylics in a bold graphical style, his travel print collection evokes a sense of nostalgia, a time when the pace of life was slower and the sun was always shinning!
Free Postage - We say to allow up to 7 working days for delivery but it is usually quicker. Smaller prints are sent in recycled board backed envelopes and wrapped in cellobags that can be put in your recycling bin. A2 prints will be sent wrapped in acid free tissue paper and rolled in a cardboard tube.
Paper - All our fine art prints are printed at home on 315gsm 100% acid free textured cotton paper. We use a 12 colour injet printer with pigment based inks which create vibrant colours of superior archival quality and a print life of more than 85 years.
We have taken into consideration that you may not want to go to the expense of having your prints professionally framed (although they do look great when they are!) so have kept to standard sizes, these all include an approximate 5mm white border -
A4 Prints - (paper size) 21cm x 29.7cm will fit 'off the shelf' A4 frames
A3 Prints - (paper size) 29.7cm x 42cm will fit 'off the shelf' A3 frames, but check frame measurement first
A2 Prints - (paper size) 42cm x 59.4cm will fit 'off the shelf' A2 frames
A6 Postcards - (card size) 148mm x 105mm will fit off the shelf frames if required
Large Postcards - (card size) 127mm x 177mm (5" x 7") will fit off the shelf frames if required