Paula Crevoshay

Pharoah, 2022
"Pharoah" This is a masterly example of the little known art of reverse intaglio. The image is carved in bas relief from the back of a transparent quartz crystal. This one was then painted, highlights first, also from the back. The effect is a beautiful 3D image of the subject. The famous horse, American Pharoah, won the Triple Crown, the greatest achievement in American horseracing. ~18K yellow gold pendant with Quartz Intaglio = 135.89 cts., Diamond (2) = 0.20 cts., Diamond (1) = 0.16 cts., Diamond (1) = 0.29 cts., Diamond (43) = 0.90 cts. This jewel was part of the exhibition titled "The Shape of Matter – Through an Artist’s Eye" at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science from October 21st, 2021 through April 20th, 2022.