Original Illustration: “Party at Fisherman’s Bastion” (2020)

$480.00

In June 2019, I visited Budapest for the first time, and one of the most visually inspiring sights was the Fisherman’s Bastion. During medieval times, there used to be thick castle walls here, meant to protect the Buda castle and the city atop Castle Hill from numerous sieges then. Some historians believe that this segment of the walls was protected by the guild of fishermen who lived under the walls and sold their fish at the fish market up in the castle.

The Bastion was constructed at the turn of the 20th century as a communal panorama terrace for locals to enjoy the view. Its fairy-tale-like look is meant to invoke a romantic recall of the old times, and “feel like history”. As I explored the walls and lookout towers, I imagined the Bastion to be a place where residents of Castle Hill gathered to celebrate special occasions during times of peace. Thus this illustration celebrates the love and joy of a community who support and care for one another.

Artwork title: “Party at Fisherman’s Bastion” (2020)

Materials: Professional Grade Watercolor, Ink, Color Pencils, Watercolor Paper

Size: 11.7 x 8.3 in. (29.7 x 21.0 cm)

This is an original illustration on paper, and a Signed Certificate of Authenticity will be included.

Price shown is in US dollars (US$), and doesn’t include shipping and/or taxes.

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In June 2019, I visited Budapest for the first time, and one of the most visually inspiring sights was the Fisherman’s Bastion. During medieval times, there used to be thick castle walls here, meant to protect the Buda castle and the city atop Castle Hill from numerous sieges then. Some historians believe that this segment of the walls was protected by the guild of fishermen who lived under the walls and sold their fish at the fish market up in the castle.

The Bastion was constructed at the turn of the 20th century as a communal panorama terrace for locals to enjoy the view. Its fairy-tale-like look is meant to invoke a romantic recall of the old times, and “feel like history”. As I explored the walls and lookout towers, I imagined the Bastion to be a place where residents of Castle Hill gathered to celebrate special occasions during times of peace. Thus this illustration celebrates the love and joy of a community who support and care for one another.

Artwork title: “Party at Fisherman’s Bastion” (2020)

Materials: Professional Grade Watercolor, Ink, Color Pencils, Watercolor Paper

Size: 11.7 x 8.3 in. (29.7 x 21.0 cm)

This is an original illustration on paper, and a Signed Certificate of Authenticity will be included.

Price shown is in US dollars (US$), and doesn’t include shipping and/or taxes.

Product Info:
– This is an original illustration on paper.
– The artwork has been hand-painted on 300gsm watercolor paper using professional grade watercolor, ink and color pencils.
– All original artworks are hand-signed on the front and back by myself, and comes with a certificate of authenticity that is also hand-signed.

Care instructions:
– Keep artwork in an area away from direct sunlight, as the colors may fade with continued exposure to direct sunlight.
– The artwork surface must be covered at all times, either by the plastic sleeve in which it arrives, or within a picture frame.

Please note:
Each item is described, photographed and depicted as accurately as possible. However, due to variations in individual PC monitor hues, it’s impossible for all pieces to look the same on every computer monitor.

Shipping Info:
– This original fine art illustration will ship out within 24-72 hours of payment.
– The artwork will be packaged in a protective plastic sleeve, and sandwiched between two sturdy foam boards and bubble wrap. You may get it framed however you like.
– All original artworks are shipped via registered mail through Singapore Post and a tracking number will be sent to you.

If you prefer your item to be shipped via FedEx or DHL, do get in touch with me. 🙂

Archival Fine Art Prints:
Purchase archival fine art prints of this artwork on Saatchi Art.

Commissions / Customized Artwork:
– Like what you see and want to get a similar original artwork made specially for you or your loved ones?
– Chat with me at penguingirlart@gmail.com

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