Spellbound (featuring Nathan Collett)
Limited Edition Canvas Details
Edition of 3, and 2 Artist's Proofs
47 x 40 cm / 18" x 16"
Other Edition Print Options
This breath-taking painting is from Watson's Censored Nudes series features the Australian model Nathan Collett. Standing in bright sunlight, Collett appears spellbound, gazing at the coloured ball - in much the same way as the viewer can get lost in the shiny and seductive detail of the bubble which appears to envelope him.
The bubble operates as a metaphor for the fleeting physical beauty of youth. Watson's expert rendering has achieved a highly believable result.
Are our attitudes toward nudity and the human body being influenced by what we can view through Instagram or Facebook? With an increasing amount of people using these apps for their primary news and information source are we headed down a path where the human form in its purest state is unacceptable? What do social media companies have to fear by allowing the whole body to be viewed. And more importantly, why are these standards haphazardly applied?
About Limited Edition Canvases
These are our most collectable editions.
All available Edition Canvases are in an edition of three with two artist's proofs. They are hand-signed and numbered by Ross Watson on the reverse (non-image) side of the canvas. Your prefered edition number to purchase can be selected from the top menu.
An Artist's Proof is the same quality as the editions numbered 1-3, and is the first print produced when colour and quality is perfected. Each canvas is of equal quality and value.
Edition Canvases are printed with archival inks on the world's leading archival canvas: Hahnemühle Daguerre.
Use of glass in framing is optional, eliminating potential of reflections when viewing your canvas.
The sizes provided are the unframed image size. The canvases are printed with a generous white border and we recommend they be placed on a wooden stretcher before adding a decorative frame.
We offer FREE worldwide fully-insured postage and packaging for all Limited Edition Prints and Photography.
All Limited Edition Prints, Canvases and Photography are sent unframed and packaged in re-enforced postal tubes.
All items will be shipped within 3 business days of receiving payment for your order. Delivery times can vary, but purchases are generally received worldwide within 5-7 business days from dispatch.
Items to be sent domestically will be sent using registered Australian Post. International orders are sent using international postal Express Mail Service (EMS). Tracking details will be provide upon dispatch of your order.
We take pride in getting your prints to you in the perfect condition. Your print will have been individually inspected and packed in perfect condition. Please minimize handling prior to framing.
"I'm amazed at the way the colours and detail are so close to the paintings. How do you do it? It looks incredible."
Jason Devonshire, Melbourne, AUS
26 January, 2019
"Thank you for getting the prints to me in time for Christmas. I really appreciate the extra help you gave."
Rick Johnson, San Francisco, USA
22 December, 2018
"I'm pleased I decided to go with the canvas edition. I really like the texure it gives to the art and your framer was so helpful."
David Dunstan, Melbourne, AUS
4 September, 2018
"Ross' gorgeous prints are hanging in the hall and everyone who visits just loves them! Thanks Stephen for all your help."
Evan Carsley, Boston USA
18 September, 2017