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    Counting Magpies (1 piece of a triptych)

    By Johanna Finnegan-Topitzer

    Counting Magpies (1 piece of a triptych)
    • Media: Mixed Media
    • Framed Size (height x width): 8"x16"
    • dimensions of 3d work: x.5"


    This piece is one of 3 to form a triptych. There are seven magpies total to complete the first part of the traditional rhyme. All 3 pieces of the triptych are being entered in this show. Pieces may be hung following each other horizontally or on top of each other vertically.

    Materials: acrylic on board with copper tape, wire, wood, typed text on vellum.

    In Britain, magpies signify the future. By counting how many roost on a tree or fence, one can determine what will happen in their life.

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