Monte the Orangutan - Giclée Print

$170.00

Sizes:
130 x 180mm (Edition: Open)
297 x 420mm (Edition: 124)
300gsm 100% Cotton Archival Paper
Individually hand signed by Nathan Ferlazzo.
Includes hand signed certificate of authenticity.

Frame not included.

Printed on 300gsm archival paper using high quality Epson pigment inks. The paper was made using the finest and oldest paper-making technique. It is mould-made 100% cotton rag crafted at the Arches paper mill in Lorraine, France. Using giclée fine art reproduction technology, each print includes the Marini Ferlazzo embossment, validating it as an authorised giclée print that conforms to archival standards.

 
The flora in this illustration is found in the habitat of the Bornean Orangutan.

The Bornean orangutan is an endangered species, with deforestation, palm oil plantations and hunting posing a serious threat to its continued existence.

Monte had been kept illegally as a pet by his owners since he was a baby, and spent all this time in a small cage. Because of this, his legs have been permanently damaged.

“He's the saddest orangutan I have ever seen.”
- Karmele Llano Sanchez
International Animal Rescue Veterinary Director

The team at International Animal Rescue saved Monte in 2010.
He now enjoys his days swinging, climbing and eating papaya leaf enrichment packages at the Orangutan Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Indonesia.

5% of profits from every print sold is donated to World Animal Protection.


The copyright remains the property of Marini Ferlazzo upon sale

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