The Harp

Size: 23 X 9 X 9 in.
marble & granite

Please contact the gallery for more information on this work.

This abstract sculpture was inspired by the shape of the shard of stone that I split off the large wedge shaped piece of marble I carved The Swan from.

I took advantage of the very thin edge of the wedge, managing to keep it sound and the result is that light can penetrate the sculpture and cast a soft glow that is illustrated in the last photo on the left. The sail-like form, supported by the thick, curved edge reminded me of an ancient lyre harp. The smooth, matte finish of the marble allows it to hold shadows beautifully.

As the piece is very thin and vertical, I’ve secured it with a steel pin into the black granite base. It is a surprisingly light weight sculpture for its size.

As Canada's best online art gallery, artfully is pleased to exhibit artwork by emerging and established Canadian artists, including painting, photography, and sculpture. Artwork in various mediums—oil on canvas, acrylic on canvas, watercolour, artwork on paper, textile and fibre based art, ceramics, and pottery—are available for sale on

Follow us on Instagram:

Copyright © 2021
Continue browsing
Your Order

You have no artwork selected.