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**SOLD OUT** Le Désespéré - by Gustave Courbet. PRE ORDER.


The first of the new fine art range to become available.

 Le Désespéré (Desperation or The Desperate Man) is an 1843-1845 oil on canvas self-portrait by Gustave Courbet, produced early during his stay in Paris. It is now in the private collection but was last displayed in the Musée d'Orsay. It is one of the most highly revered self portrait paintings of all time.

These pieces are faithful replicas of the original painting (kindly made available into the public domain) and hand crafted using textured eco crete and ink. Our crete and inks are as environmentally sound as possible and are matte varnished to ensure durability for day to day wear.

This listing is for pre orders only with the estimated dispatch/delivery date being the 2nd week of September, this pre order listing will only remain open until midnight on Sunday 1st September.

I've selected four different setting options which work best for this piece, you can choose from;

Large Oval Statement Ring (silver finish)

Large Oval Statement Ring (brass finish)

Small Square Ring

Brass Oval Cuff Bracelet

All the settings are adjustable to fit any wrist/finger sizing.

All pieces come in a luxury branded concrete and ink gift box. 

 All pieces include free tracked global shipping as standard. 

Questions and Answers:

What is pre ordering and why can't I order after Sunday?

Pre ordering allows me to order in supplies for specific orders rather than taking a hopeful stab at what I need! It also allows me to test the timescales for creating the pieces and the workflow before opening up for public release. The pre orders will only be open for a short time to ensure there are no delays in dispatch for those that have ordered.

When will I receive my piece?

All pre orders will dispatch by the second week of September and are all sent first class within the UK and business class tracked for global. 

Is this the only piece in the fine art range?

No, the initial collection will consist of 12 key masterpiece paintings, including Klimt, Monet and Van Gogh. Each will be released on pre order over the next few weeks.


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