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The Bee's Spell.

Inspired by a fragment of 16th/17th Bartman jug/Bellarmine pottery that I found in the garden. 'Bartmann' (in german, means bearded man), jugs were also believed to be used as witch bottles. Part of the cottage here was built in the 1660's so I like to imagine the bottle was buried with a spell to ward off evil spirits and over the years was broken. I'm hoping that maybe one day I may come across the other parts of it. In this painting it is the bee's that are enchanted with the old jug that sits forgotten at the bottom of the garden.


A4 Print~ The printed area measures approximately 24 x 15.5 cms

Has a white border area left around the edge for mounting. 

Printed on 189 gms high quality archival matte photographic paper with long lasting ultra chrome inks.

Hand signed on the back.


Comes packaged in a clear biodegradable/ compostable cellophane sleeve and sent in a box.

(Please recycle any card board and dispose of the cellophane sleeve in the compost bin when no longer needed ~Thank you! )


© Karen Davis*


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The Bee's Spell. Print A4/189gms

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