Praying Hands Tattoo

Praying Hands Tattoo
19 Oct 2013

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Praying Hands Tattoo with Script, Designed and Inked by Sunny Bhanushali at Aliens Tattoo, Mumbai. Client wanted to get praying hands tattoo with script. He got some tattoo snap from google search. I redesigned the design from scratch and he loved it. Client made this tattoo in remembrance of her mother. I took some extra time to finish this tattoo because of lot of detailing in this tattoo design. Hope you all liked this one too.

 

A bit more information about Praying Hands Tattoo:

It is the most often reproduced and widely known work of the German artist Albrecht Dürer is the gray and white brush drawing on blue-grounded paper, entitled the "Hands of the Apostle," generally known as "The Praying Hands". This 1508 sketch was a preliminary study for an altarpiece commissioned by Jakob Heller (1460-1522), a wealthy merchant, member of the town council, and mayor of Frankfurt.
Dürer finished the sketch in detail, to be copied exactly in the final painting of the altarpiece. Only the central panel depicting the Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin was executed by Dürer himself. Dürer worked for 13 months on the final painting, determined to make it so sound and beautiful "that it will remain bright and fresh for five hundred years."..... Read More