• Mountain Nymph
  • Mountain Nymph
  • Mountain Nymph
  • Mountain Nymph
  • Mountain Nymph
  • Mountain Nymph
Mountain Nymph
Mountain Nymph
Mountain Nymph
Mountain Nymph
Mountain Nymph
Mountain Nymph

Ruby Bateman

Mountain Nymph

Regular price

£390.00

Original ink drawing on cartridge paper of a Julia Margaret Cameron’s photograph ‘Mountain Nymph’ 1866. 

Ruby is continually inspired by Julia Margaret Cameron's evocative depiction of the feminine through the female gaze. Cameron was a photographic visionary and recognised as an artist in her own time, which was almost unheard of the 19th Century.

This ink drawing on cartridge is a tribute to Cameron’s powerful talent and artistic success as a women against all odds. Ruby keeps a much loved book of her photography in her studio and never fails to find awe and joy in the pages of her work. 

In this drawing Ruby transcribes the photographic portrait of ‘Mountain Nymph’ 1866 in her own stylised hand, adding gestural lines and pattern work. Ruby and Cameron share many of the same artistic interests in the sacred, maternal and mythology; something Ruby takes great meaning and comfort in. 

Indian ink on A3 cartridge paper

Dark solid oak wood frame

L 32 x W 1.5 x H 44 cm

Signed

Original art is non-returnable.

About Ruby Bateman

Ruby Bateman is a visual artist, working and living in Hackney, London. Often her work investigates her personal and political identification with 'the mother' and (institutionalised) motherhood, which love and loss has led her to desire. Using a richly colourful and symbolic visual language, she references classicism, the spiritual, and her own fiction. Ruby is fascinated with the alchemic and transformative power of the artist, and how the creative process allows her to connect to a deeper maternal consciousness.

Made in

United Kingdom

Size

L 32 W 1.5 H 44 cm

Material

Indian ink on cartridge paper, solid oak wood frame

Notes

Original ink drawing on cartridge by Ruby Bateman

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