Thomas Engelhart

The Mirror of Nitocris


Acrylic and shellac based inks on Ingres Paper, with Dutch metal paper accents, with low iron mirror
Signed and dated by the artist on the verso

The Mirror of Nitocris is a round, malachite-inspired mirror. The frame has six carved straps that have been highlighted through a gold Dutch metal paper. The rest of the frame is wrapped in a hand-painted, marble and malachite inspired green and black paper. The mirror itself is a low iron mirror, and then back of the piece has been fitted with two D-rings for hanging purposes.

Diameter: 27.25 x Depth: 1.5 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.