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Art Print Notes:
The ancient pyramids of Egypt were always on my bucket list. Although honestly, walking on the Giza plateau was one of those faraway dreams. One of those ideas that seemed at best far in the future. When the stars aligned and I found myself on an Egyptian adventure, it still felt like I was dreaming. And as those days seeing ancient temples and desert sands fall further in the past, it feels more like a story I read rather than experienced.
I think that fantasy storybook quality was what was foremost in my mind when I was working on this Egyptian print. I wanted this artwork to feel not just vintage. I wanted it to feel as if it was ripped form the pages of old fables. Doesn’t it have a bit of an Arabian Nights quality to it? I see camels and ancient pyramids, but alas, no flying carpets!
This ancient pyramids print shows the third pyramid built on the Giza Plateau, the tomb of Pharaoh Menkaure. His was the last of the great pyramids at Giza. Smaller than the other ancient pyramids at the site, it was apparently finished after the Pharaoh’s death. There are a number of theories why construction of pyramids ground to a stop as the fourth dynasty ended but no definitive answer. The ancient pyramids and their builders are shadowy figures of mystery compared to the later rulers who were buried in the famous Valley of The kings.
This vintage storybook style print will always remind me of the feeling I felt standing before the ancient pyramids. The mysteries seemed to swirl in the desert air. Those ancient wonders felt truly larger than life and so impossibly old. Those ancient pyramids were built to immortalize the god-kings of Egypt and they certainly succeeded in that. Here we are thousands of years later still enthralled by these ancient buildings.
Have you stood on the Giza plateau and gazed upon those ancient pyramids? Or perhaps you simply love the vintage flavor of this Egyptian print? I would love if you took a few seconds to share what appeals to you most about this print?
Wonder what past print buyers think?
Just wanted to let you know, for Christmas, my sister got me a GIANT photo from you of the mountains and sheep in Connemara (Ireland).
It is really beautiful and I love it. Gotta have it matted and framed next.
I got my print today, thank-you so much.
I love it!
It was my father’s birthday present. Thank you Mark. It brought back wonderful memories for him.
I treated myself last year to two of your lovely works of art. The telephone box & the Scottish cottage on a country lane. Love them!
Yes! I got my tractor print in the mail today, and I love it! It is beautiful. It is vibrant and ….perfect… and I am going to frame it and hang it asap! I love it. Thank you Mark! You are an amazing photographer.
Love it… the print arrived today and looks awesome!!
Now I just need to get a suitable frame and get it up where it can be enjoyed.
I just dropped it off at the framing shop on Friday and had a look at it… It’s absolutely beautiful.
I purchased it to replace a painting of Paris and to be honest the way that you have captured Dublin on the river at night makes it look more beautiful than Paris.
Beautiful photo, you are very talented.
Best part of my day = getting my prints in the mail!!!!!!!!! Yahoo!!!!!
Absolutely delighted! They are perfect!
It’s simply beautiful! The colors are so vibrant and powerful.
I ordered a framed print of the Macon County Clinic and Nurses house . My mother… worked there from 1956 until the clinic closed. … It is a beautiful artwork and looking forward to seeing her face when she gets this gift on Christmas. Thanks for the Great GIFT!!
Received the print today! It’s gorgeous! I really can’t thank you enough.
I’ll frame it and hang it in my apartment in NYC as soon as I get back.
…thanks to Facebook and finding Mark E Tisdale, a special print will become a memory in my parents’ home this Christmas…
My daughter sent me this print as an early Mother’s Day gift. It arrived today and I love, love love it!
Received my red phone box cards today. Thank you – they are lovely. Look forward to purchasing from you in the future.
The Lighting in this print is stunning! Thank you!
Got my print today – Beautiful! Thanks! : )
Can’t wait to get it framed and on the wall.
I just concluded my ordering of 11 metal prints of your Atlanta images.
Thanks for your help and artistic talents!
DeAnn just called me so very excited, she received the picture. She thinks it’s just beautiful.
Thank you so much and I’m sure you will be hearing from her too.
I took the photograph of the house to be framed and the young lady who helped me choose the mats and frame was so taken with the photography that she asked for your name so she could see more on the web.
If you hear from an Erica I want a commission!
…it is a surprise for my daughter when she comes home from college.. …and I can’t wait for her to see it!! Nice surprise for her finishing her first year and doing amazing!
I love my “Toomers Drugstore” and “Auburn Supper Club” prints from Mark. He does an amazing job and every painting has detail and awesome colors. His Auburn prints are a must have for fans that love Auburn as much as I do!
I framed the picture of our house and put it under the tree for Sid.
He loved it!
The print is absolutely breathtaking! I immediately went and had it framed, I just couldn’t wait to display it.
I’m excited to show off your work to my friends and family. You are one of the most talented photographers I’ve seen and it’s a pleasure to own your work.
Originally I purchased these cards to give for Easter, but they are so beautiful I decided to frame and keep them for myself.
Mark Tisdale’s work is excellent.
The cards are very high quality. Images are sharp and colors are vibrant!
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