Bessy is a whole lot of woman with a whole lot of stories, most of her adult life has been spent in the circus, she despises roses as her dressing room was constantly full of them from her admirers. This is version 2 of Bessy, the first version if a modest front view showing a large Koi Carp on her right thigh. She returned to Japan for her back piece of the tree and the calling peacock, some say she was the favourite Geisha of the Yakuza boss.
How Its Made
The silkscreen prints I make are hand pulled in Superette screen printers in Amsterdam Noord using only GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified ink. I hand pull each print which often means there are ever so slight differences in a run of prints, making each one a hand made one off. I try to keep production as small as possible so that the prints are more exclusive and resemble having an original piece of Art rather than 1 from a print run of 300 or more. Bessy is signed and numbered, there are 7 made of each colour. Requests may be made for a specific number if available.