Fand & Li Ban Copy
(12" H X 18" W). Intaglio: Drypoint, line etch, aquatint, softground, chine cole', simultaneous color, multi plate color, mono – print, selective wipe, extensive scraping and burnishing.
“…Fand (Pearl of Beauty, The Gentle One, Teardrop of Beauty) Goddess and wife of the the sea god Manannan Mac Lir. She owns the Pearl of Beauty that will make anyone beautiful. Her sister is the sea goddess Lí Ban. (Beauty of Women) They take the form of two birds bound together with a chain of gold and appear later at night. Fand in a crimson mantle and Lí Ban in a green mantle…” (from Irish Legend)