Skellig Michael


Skellig Michael: Timeless Majesty Limited Edition Print

Skellig Michael, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stands as a testament to Ireland’s rich cultural and natural heritage. This originally an oil painting captures the awe-inspiring beauty of the island, renowned not only for its early Christian monastery but also as a vital breeding ground for diverse seabird colonies. The rugged terrain and the remnants of the monastery convey a sense of timelessness, where history and nature intertwine harmoniously.

Perched dramatically off the coast, Skellig Michael can be viewed from the scenic Ring of Kerry, a vantage point that enhances its mystical allure. The island’s silhouette against the Atlantic Ocean, with waves crashing at its base, evokes a feeling of isolation and reverence. The painting encapsulates this essence, with meticulous brushstrokes that highlight the island’s rocky outcrops and the serene, yet powerful, ocean waves.

In 2015, the island’s mystique reached new heights when it served as a filming location for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” a decision that stirred both excitement and controversy. This intersection of ancient heritage and modern pop culture adds a unique layer to Skellig Michael’s story, making it a symbol of Ireland’s enduring legacy and contemporary relevance.

This limited edition print is available in three formats to suit your preference: flat pack, tube, or framed. Each print is crafted to preserve the original artwork’s vivid details and emotional depth, making it a perfect addition to any art collection. Whether you are an admirer of Ireland’s landscapes, a history enthusiast, or a Star Wars fan, this artwork offers a profound connection to one of Ireland’s most iconic sites.


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What are the measurements of the painting?

The measurements of the painting are 50 X 25 CMS and it is hand embellished by me

Is this a print?

Yes, this is a limited edition print of an original painting created by me, Donna McGee.

It is printed on 100% cotton rag museum quality archival paper

Is it signed?

It contains my signature on the front.

Is the painting ready to hang?

Yes, the painting is glazed and is presented in a white wooden frame with double mount.

It has a chord on the back making it ready to hang.

All you need is the picture hook on the wall for placement.

This is a variable product and is available for purchase flat-packed, in a protective cardboard tube or framed as outlined above.

In order to satisfy your needs, it is advisable to contact us in advance of a purchase and discuss your requirements. We only hold a small stock at hand and may need to re-order the print and/or the frame. We can also discuss print sizes.

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