Miroslav Sasek - Fragrant-Harbour.jpg

Sasek, Miroslav – Fragrant Harbour

This is, of course, Hong Kong by night. The word ‘Hong Kong’ (or 香港 for those who can) is an approximate phonetic rendering of the spoken Cantonese, and the Cantonese word actually means ‘fragrant harbour’. ‘Fragrance’ might stem from the fact that the harbour waters are sweetened by fresh water from the Pearl River; alternatively, it may refer to the sweet smell of incense being sold from the shore but carried by the wind across the harbour waters. Either way, it is no exaggeration to say that the view of Hong Kong harbour is one of the greatest views of the world. 

 

Format: Giclée print, Limited Edition (1/850) on 310gms thick, 100% cotton rag. Hand-numbered and hand-embossed.

Size: Image: 21.5 x 37.5; paper:43.0 x 50.0cm

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Description

This is, of course, Hong Kong by night. The word ‘Hong Kong’ (or 香港 for those who can) is an approximate phonetic rendering of the spoken Cantonese, and the Cantonese word actually means ‘fragrant harbour’. ‘Fragrance’ might stem from the fact that the harbour waters are sweetened by fresh water from the Pearl River; alternatively, it may refer to the sweet smell of incense being sold from the shore but carried by the wind across the harbour waters. Either way, it is no exaggeration to say that the view of Hong Kong harbour is one of the greatest views of the world. 

 

Additional information

Frame Options

Print Only, Matt-Black: face/edge 12mm, Matt-White: face/edge 12mm, Matt-Grey: face/edge 12mm, English Oak: face/edge 10mm, Brushed Aluminium: face 8mm/edge 14mm

Artist

Sasek, Miroslav

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