Art Prints

Blind to the familiar

Herring and Great Black-backed Gulls
Observation : 6th April 2021 – 06:45. Lista fyr, Norway.
Original painting : watercolor from fieldsketch, 31 x 41 cm.

Story of the image (extract)

« […] Sometimes the familiar is exceptional and we contemplate, fascinated, what we thought we knew. We then stop seeing and start looking, imagining, understanding. Everything in this morning of April 6th is outstanding. I stand on the doorstep, drunk by the tiredness of a storm that didn’t let me sleep, hustled by the wind, blinded by the snow. Where did the first days of spring go? Backpack, binoculars around my neck, telescope on my shoulders, I am crossing this blizzard to join the observatory. Four days now that I am counting migratory birds here in Lista, southern Norway. The sea is a few tens of meters ahead of me and yet I barely discern the waves whose foam is blending to the snow that erases everything. […] »


Dimensions : print 40 x 50 cm, image without margins 31 x 41 cm

Paper: Canson Arches BFK Rives White, 310 g/m²

Edition : 30 copies

Signed, numbered, with inscription of the place and date of the observation.

Each print is accompanied by its certificate of authenticity and the history of the image (available in English and French).

Price and ordering

Price: €165 + shipping costs

Shipping worldwide.
Shipping costs: free for Norway, € 15 for all other destinations

Delivery time: 1 to 2 weeks

Payment: by bank transfer or VIPPS (for Norwegian residents).

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  • write to me at with your name, postal address and the title of the image.
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