Thomas Engelhart

Flowery Youth


Acrylic and shellac based inks on Ingres paper with hand tinted photogravure; book binding board

Signed and dated by the artist on underside
Hand-constructed, columnar black box situated on a plinth and topped with a lid boasting a pointed capital. The entire exterior is wrapped with black and silver porphyry-inspired, hand-painted paper. A hand colored photogravure of a Grecian bust is positioned on one side. The removable lid reveals a painted black interior.

Height: 10.25 x Width: 5.75 x Depth: 5.75 inches


Thomas Engelhart

Thomas Engelhart (American, 1972–) is an artist living and working in New York City. His boxes and objects are explorations of color, pattern and form. The papers are hand painted in studio before being applied to the hand constructed boxes. Each piece is truly unique.