A shell fossil, millions of years old, in the shape of a palm. This fossil was discovered when a slab of stone was cut in two. This work is a print of the original photograph. English photographer Ben Wood started his career at the age of 21 when he followed in the footsteps of his great-grandfather, who ran a portrait studio in Baker Street, London. Wood is best known for his signature sepia marine work.
William Stafford Gallery has a sterling reputation for its reproduction prints. The London-based gallery is a treasure trove of fine art prints, contemporary black and white photography, sepia photography, and works in color. By commissioning artists and photographers and then controlling all aspects of print production, the gallery ensures a consistently exceptional quality. Through its collaborations with master frame-makers, they offer new and refreshing presentation ideas in pace with today's design trends.