Owl etching

This remarkable, striking picture is a limited-edition hand-made print of an etching by Vincenza Poneti from Florence, Italy.

I bought it today in Melbourne from Il Papiro on Degraves Street. The store mainly sells hand-crafted paper, Italian cards and leather-bound journals. 

I saw the Poneti sketches in the window and felt compelled to enquire. Apparently he’s a friend of the owners and is well known for his intricate drawings and calligraphy.

This signed print is number 109 out of 120. I plan to get it framed and hung prominently in my home. The owl will keep an eye on me.

Owl etching

A traveller through the universe. Not everyone who wanders is lost.

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