Artaban by Peter Howson Christmas card pack (10 cards)
Festive pack of ten cards, each with the same design featuring the oil painting, Artaban by Peter Howson.
Blank inside for your own message and complete with white envelopes for each card. Printed in the United Kingdom on 330gsm FSC mix credit, silk finish card.
Created for the First Minister's Christmas Card Project, in association with the National Galleries of Scotland. The sale of these cards will benefit the following charities: Catherine McEwan Foundation, The Mackintosh Appeal, Legion Scotland, Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance and Yorkhill Children's Charity.
This painting was commissioned for this project shows Artaban. The legend of Artaban, or the fourth wise man, is based on a novel by Henry van Dyke, which tells of a Persian scholar arrives too late to herald the birth of the Christ child.
Peter Howson is a British artist currently is working in Scotland. His paintings are mainly of the Glasgow underclass. Howson portrays this overtly working-class, masculine world with sympathy and tenderness.
12.5 x 17.5cm
Pack of 10 Christmas cards and white envelopes
FSC certified product
Made from certified responsibly managed forests