Phoenix I

Oil paint on wood panel – 60 cm round – 2011

This is a unique round oil painting on canvas which was made for the 2011 exhibition Phoenix and Dragons by the Libellule art collective. Only one available.

‘Mongst all the creatures in this spacious round
Of the birds’ kind, the Phoenix is alone,
Which best by you of living things is known;
None like to that, none like to you is found.

Your beauty is the hot and splend’rous sun,
The precious spices be your chaste desire,

Which being kindled by that heav’nly fire,
Your life so like the Phoenix’s begun;
Yourself thus burned in that sacred flame,
With so rare sweetness all the heav’ns perfuming,
Again increasing as you are consuming,
Only by dying born the very same;
And, wing’d by fame, you to the stars ascend,
So you of time shall live beyond the end.

Sonnet XVI: ‘Mongst All the Creature by Michel Drayton 

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Oil paint on wood panel - 60 cm diameter - 2011

This is a unique round oil painting on canvas which was made for the 2011 exhibition Phoenix and Dragons by the Libellule art collective. Only one available.

'Mongst all the creatures in this spacious round
Of the birds' kind, the Phoenix is alone,
Which best by you of living things is known;
None like to that, none like to you is found.

Your beauty is the hot and splend'rous sun,
The precious spices be your chaste desire,

Which being kindled by that heav'nly fire,
Your life so like the Phoenix's begun;
Yourself thus burned in that sacred flame,
With so rare sweetness all the heav'ns perfuming,
Again increasing as you are consuming,
Only by dying born the very same;
And, wing'd by fame, you to the stars ascend,
So you of time shall live beyond the end.

Sonnet XVI: 'Mongst All the Creature by Michel Drayton 

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Joanna
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5/5

The quality of this print is astounding; I have wanted one of Jake's prints for a long time, it was better than I had hoped!

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Michael D.
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Absolutely beautiful!

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JT Konstanturos
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5/5

She is more than beautiful and an inspiration to me.

1 year ago
Leonora Gaitanou
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5/5

Incredible artwork! Really unique! Gives unique feeling in the room where we have it and its energy feels very alive. It projects something special to the whole house; like a divine protection.

1 year ago
Ingrid
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5/5

The intersection of true artful human expression and well-tended subconscious emanations - this is how I see Jake's art, and especially 'Gemini.'
I was delighted to come across Jake's art. The process of discovery and acquisition of the print have been wonderfully human and pleasant. Mark is an absolute delight in correspondence. I can't wait to have the print back from the framers' and hang it on my wall. I may just place a chair before it and sit with it when I feel in need of a meaningful conversation.
Thank you, Jake & Mark

2 years ago
Carolee Lapeyre
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5/5

Exquisite!!! The Quest’s sumptuous colors come to life as she invites the viewer to join her on her journey! She is printed on the most lovely paper. She exudes with beauty! Thank you for this beautiful piece!

2 years ago
MARIE-FRANCE de PALACIO
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5/5

Excellent

3 years ago
Anonymous
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5/5

A real masterpiece

3 years ago
Andreas
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5/5

A masterpiece, I love it

3 years ago
Hans
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Dit is het tweede werk dat ik heb gekocht van Jake. Het intrigerende The Lady Vanishes uit 2013 smaakte naar meer, waarop ik besloot mijn verzameling aan te vullen met Spiritus Sanctus, een totaal ander werk (kleiner en op op paneel) uit 2015. Gekocht via de website, dus een gokje hoe het zou uitpakken. Maar ik heb er geen spijt van. Het is een mooie uitbreiding, waar ik met veel plezier en bewondering van geniet.

3 years ago

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