Old Magnums

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

Today, we asscociate the word ‘magnum’ with a double sized bottle of wine, especially champagne. But magnums are not a new phenomenon, and neither are they necessarly ‘only’ double sized.

Here are three magnums of various sizes (the biggest one can contain approximately 5 litres, or more than three times the volume of a ‘regular’ magnum.


“Three Magnums”
Oil on canvas, 60cm x 50 cm, 2009

This is another painting for which I decided on a frame from the Delf Cadres workshop in France.