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Bleeding Lily - Tretchikoff Print

Bleeding Lily - Tretchikoff Print

Regular price R 15,000.00
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Bleeding Lily by Tretchikoff delves into a profound exploration of nature's sensitivity and resilience. The artwork is not merely a display of the artist's technical prowess but also a reflection of his belief that a flower, like any living organism, experiences pain akin to that of animals and humans. This theme resonates deeply in the modern context, with scientific discoveries revealing that flowers emit a cry of pain when they are cut, underscoring their sensitivity and complex nature.

Tretchikoff's portrayal of the bleeding lily goes beyond being a visual marvel; it becomes a poignant metaphor for the interconnectedness of all living things and the inherent vulnerability of nature. The artist's keen observation and empathy are palpable in the composition, as he captures the lily's delicate beauty juxtaposed with its symbolic portrayal of pain. This juxtaposition invites viewers to contemplate the intricate web of life and our relationship with the natural world.

Through this work, Tretchikoff prompts us to reconsider our perception of nature and its capacity for experiencing emotions such as pain. The artwork serves as a powerful reminder of the fragility and resilience of life, encouraging us to approach the world with greater empathy and reverence for all living beings, no matter how seemingly small or delicate.


We offer 5 standard sizes for each artwork, either as unframed or framed prints (behind glass). 

The standard sizes reflect the dimensions of entire print.

For framed prints - the frame sits just outside of above mentioned dimensions. 


The manufacturing process is all done by hand, and to order, and takes us 5-10 working days. You will be notified as soon as the courier collects the order.

Thereafter, shipping time is usually 2-3 working days within South Africa and approximately 10-14 working days outside of South Africa.

Material & Colour

This fine art print is printed with Epson Ultra chrome Ink on 270gsm LFORD GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Textured Silk Paper, and certified with our exclusive embossed trademark. Kindly note colours and tones viewed on your computer screen do not reflect the exact tone of the physical print.

Look out for Tretchikoff's Pigeon

A familiar figure in many of Tretchikoff’s works, the pigeon signified good fortune. Each one of our prints is certified with an embossed pigeon in its bottom right corner to ensure it is an authentic licensed print.

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