Beth Moon. The Lovers. Limited Edition.
Edition 10 of 25
Print size 24.25” x 18” (hand coated platinum and palladium metals on cotton water color paper)
These legendary twin-trunked trees are inseparable, intertwined in an embrace like lovers. It is not surprising that locals refer to them as ‘Les Baobabs Amoureux’, the Amorous Baobabs. It is a remarkable sight! This particular species known botanically as Adansonia za, is known for its strange variety of shapes, and these trees are no exception. With a joint girth of 38 feet, they are estimated to be over 600 years old. Local legend tells of a love story with an unfortunate beginning that finally resolves itself with this embracing pair, bound together for all eternity. According to local villagers, the trees can bring good luck to couples in love.
Since 1999, Beth Moon’s work has appeared in more than eighty solo and group exhibitions worldwide, receiving critical acclaim in major fine art publications internationally. Learn more about Beth Moon.