Hore Abbey | Photo Art Print
Timeless Whisper: The 13th Century Hore Abbey – A Fine Art Print
Enveloped in the hushed whispers of time, the Hore Abbey, a 13th-century Cistercian relic, is a testament to a bygone era. Nestled amidst Ireland's verdant countryside, a spectral figure silhouetted against an overcast sky came into my view on a cloudy day.
Journeying through the lush landscapes, my wife and I stumbled upon this historical marvel. It was a serendipitous discovery, a mere 15-minute walk from the famed Rock of Cashel. I was drawn to Abbey's desolate beauty, its solitude resonating with my fondness for urban photography.
Originally home to the Benedictine order in 1266, the Hore Abbey has a history as rich and layered as its stone façade. Legends say that Archbishop David McCarvill expelled the Benedictine monks following a prophetic dream of his murder. Though built in the 13th century, the Abbey underwent various changes in the 15th century. The noticeable addition of the central tower pays tribute to the restrained yet compelling design synonymous with the Cistercians.
As an artist, I found an intimate connection with this site, the stark outlines of the Abbey against the Irish sky forming a breathtaking tableau. The photograph, a frozen moment in time, captures Abbey's timeless allure in sharp precision and rich hues. Hand-signed on the reverse, this museum-grade print emanates an exceptional quality, reflecting my passion for photography.
The print, produced on acid-free, 100% archival photo paper with archival inks, offers a visual experience marked by smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant colors. The photograph has a lifetime warranty against fading, ensuring its beauty remains untarnished for years. Each purchase also includes a certificate of authenticity, underscoring the print's unique value.
Please be aware that the print purchase does not include a frame. However, we offer free global delivery and a 14-day satisfaction guarantee, with the assurance of full reimbursement if needed. Experience the magic of Ireland's past through this breathtaking photograph, a testament to Abbey's history and my journey as an artist.
© Dan Kosmayer, 2019
Museum Quality Fine Art Prints
Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 14-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 14 days if needed.
The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.
Please note that frames are not included.
Free Worldwide Delivery
As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.
Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!