Proverbs in Gold 3: 'Better whole than patched in Gold'

Artwork details: Etching with gilding in 24 carat gold leaf, 3.4 x 6.7 inches (9 x 17 cm), 2011.

One of a group of 5 etchings all illustrating English or European proverbs about Gold, and each incorporating gold leaf into the image. To see the whole group, click here.

Proverbs in Gold 3: 'Better whole than patched in Gold'

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