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Chrysanthemums - Tretchikoff Print

Chrysanthemums - Tretchikoff Print

Regular price R 15,000.00
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In the black and white rendition of chrysanthemums, the artist employs a unique blend of techniques to breathe life into this familiar subject. This piece showcases the artist's fondness for juxtaposing two extreme techniques: the precise strokes of a palette knife and the softer, flowing movements of a brush. This unconventional approach adds an original dimension to the artwork, transforming a common subject into a captivating exploration of texture, form, and contrast.

Creating a compelling black and white composition requires a deep understanding of balance and a meticulous attention to composition. The absence of colour compels the artist to rely solely on tonal values and contrasts to convey depth and visual interest. In this context, the interplay between the palette knife's sharp edges and the brush's gentle strokes becomes a dance of light and shadow, enhancing the chrysanthemums' intricate details and creating a dynamic visual experience.

This artwork not only showcases the artist's technical skill but also reflects their artistic vision and creativity. By challenging the traditional approach to depicting chrysanthemums and opting for a black and white palette, the artist invites viewers to appreciate the subject in a new light. It's a testament to the artist's ability to transform a familiar subject through innovative techniques, demonstrating a deep respect for tradition while pushing the boundaries of artistic expression.


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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