White Gold


This etching shows the fusion of human places and wildlife. It is one of my artistic expressions to highlight the problem of habitat loss for many species in the world. Unfortunately, many species are losing much of their original habitat due to land use, urbanization and climate change. This painting highlights the issue of coexistence between humans and other animals.
The composition is depicted in Bolzano, my hometown. The title of this work particularly highlights another subject – elephant tusks. Ivory, also called “white gold”, is the precious material of tusks traded by poachers. Unfortunately, this species is threatened with extinction mainly for this reason.
I completed this work with the technique of etching and aquatint, used to engrave this work. This copy for sale, is the 5th of a 10-copy printed edition.

Dimension of the entire paper: Height 50 cm, Width 35 cm, counting the white border around it. Dimensions of the image: Height 300 mm, Width 200 mm.

Technique: Etching and aquatint on intaglio paper Fabriano.

Year: 2014.

Limited edition of 10 copies. Signed by hand. A certificate of authenticity and description are provided. The artwork is delivered without a frame.

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2How does the shipment work?
As soon as you order and pay for your artwork, I will activate to pack it safely and ship it. Shipping costs are included in the price all over the world. Customs fees, if they will be there, are not included in the price. The shipping time is about 14 days, but it depends on where the artwork is destined.
3What if I am not satisfied with the artwork once I get it?
If you are not satisfied with your purchase, once received, please do not hesitate to write to me, we will find a solution. It is possible to send the painting back at your expense, the cost of the painting will be refunded in full once it is returned to me.
4Are the artworks limited?
The original paintings are unique and unrepeatable. The works produced with Engraving Techniques are printed by hand in a maximum of 15 copies.

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