Taera Bretland - Blaeu British Isles - Art Print

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Free worldwide delivery on unframed prints by artist Kristjana S WilliamsThe story behind the artwork

A celebration of life on the British Isles, ‘Taera Bretland’ translates as ‘Clear Britain’, the islands of Great Britain here sitting in a crystal clear sea.  This stunning map based artwork reveals fascinating details in every corner, but not necessarily where you might expect them… 

An aqua glow from the surrounding ocean lifts the land closer, whispering of its treasured secrets and cherished achievements.  Here, the snaking Thames weaves its way not just through the capital, but across the whole country, connecting counties and unifying these Great British Isles, feeding colour popping flora and fauna along its path.  Iconic and beloved landmarks rise like beacons, marking the steady flow of irrepressible revolution and impressive invention.  In the spotlight, Murdoch’s ill-fated Titanic, Wren’s triumphant St Paul’s and Davy’s revolutionary lamp, rubbing noses with literary pioneers Dickens, Austen and Golding, and British icons Churchill and Chaplin.  A bejewelled Ostrich, former resident at the Tower, stands haughtily atop the Truman Brewery; a regal stag, dapper in thimble hat and coiled suit of measuring tape, heads towards Saville Row’s Golden Mile; the subtropical splendour of Tresco Abbey has left its island home to perch in the Scottish Isles and The White Chapel Gallery, sits proudly, testament to Britain’s ‘New Generation’ post war art.  A teasing glimpse of the continent affirms Great Britain's close ties with its European neighbours; an early Breeches Buoy rescue device symbolises unity in the face of threat and danger.

Artwork details

Printed in our studio in London on Matt Smooth Fine Art Cotton 300 gsm, using giclée inks to ensure you are able to enjoy your print for years to come. All prints come with a physical Certificate of Authenticity.

Edition of 275, signed and numbered by the artist.

Print sizes:
S - 59.4 cm x 46.5 cm
M - 84.1 cm x 65.9 cm

Our prints are professionally cut by hand in our studio, therefore sizes can vary by mm.

All Limited Edition prints come unframed.

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