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Available Sizes and Current Prices
45 x 37 2200
59 x 48 3700
78 x 58 18,000
price includes framing
As editions cross milestones, prices increase. As edition sizes close, no further printing of that size will be available nor will new sizes be introduced
I came across a small wine office and tasting room as I strolled the side streets of a small Tuscan town, after a wonderful lunch I was sure I had enjoyed this wine before at my good friend Mike's house.
The proprietor spoke perfect english as he told me of their wines. "I know your wines," I replied, and told him about Mike. He was surprised and responded, "I have 60 bottles of '04 Reserve left, I'll open a bottle and we will taste the portfolio. While it breaths, let me show you the cellar." How could I resist! We descended the many steps and popped out into this amazing scene. Not only was I awestruck, but my first thought was I have to photograph this! I knew a case or two was in my future. He learned of my work over the wine and invited me to photograph the cellar.
I spent the rest of the afternoon working in this cool, dimly lit, bit of history surrounded by these barrels, which were around 8 to 10 feet tall. I had my doubts I could capture it properly on this trip. It was darker than it appears, making it difficult to focus and even harder to calculate the exposure. I shot three sheets of film, each exposure was 18 minutes.
I was uncertain I had what I wanted, but was delighted a month later when I saw the developed film. That afternoon gave me a shot I had dreamed of, also six bottles of the '04 Reserve as part of the couple of cases from this vineyard that are now tucked away in my cellar.
How the art is finished
All pieces are limited editions and are only available framed. All materials are acid free, glazed, and sealed, under museum glass. The frames are made in Italy of olive wood.