First Embrace is a limited-edition giclee print on German Etching paper by artist Michael Parkes.
Michael Parkes is known as one of the best stone lithographers in the world. For his giclees on German Etching paper he used Arches and Hahnemuhle paper but only the Hahnemuhle met his high standards for his giclees on paper. The giclees have a velvety touch and appearance and are among the best of their kind in original art printing.
The giclees on German Etching paper are grid-free and come with a lifetime warranty. They are all manufactured according to the Iso 9607 Museum Standard and are numbered and signed by Michael Parkes and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Artist Michael Parkes (1944, USA) is one of the world’s leading artists in the field of Magic Realism. Michael Parkes is a painter, sculptor and stone lithographer and creates paintings, sculptures and lithographs. His timeless artworks are collected by important private collectors, celebrities and museums around the world.
Marcel Salome of Salome Art Venture has been Michael Parkes' master printer since 2002 and both have been friends for decades. The artworks of Michael Parkes that are sold by Salome Art Venture therefore belong to the highlights of his ouvre.