Friday, December 17, 2010

Going Large for the Castle

The chronicles of Cleopatra are told in this colossal illustration by Hannah Firmin for the National Trust and Dunster Castle near Minehead in Somerset.
On show in the castle's leather gallery, Hannah's 8-foot high piece is replacing a set of 17th century Dutch paintings currently undergoing restoration, and it has already garnered much interest—with features to come in BBC Homes and Antiques Magazine as well as the National Trust's own magazine.

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