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Sardines For Dinner

Encaustic with Found Objects on Panel.

14” x 14”


The object at the bottom of the plate in the composition is a crushed and original sardine can from the Port Clyde Sardine Factory, in Port Clyde, Maine. The town is nearby and remnants of the old factory, which was damaged forever in 1971, is a gold mine for found remnants related to the factory.. There are other metal pieces in the work, including a fork, embedded in many layers of wax.