ZURRIEQ, June. 26, 2019, An internationally awarded, limited edition print by the Swedish-Maltese wildlife art photographer Johan Siggesson, has been sold to a player in England’s and arguably the worlds’ top football division – the Premier League. The artwork was signed and numbered before being shipped to the UK.
The rather eerie-looking photograph of the left hand of a Japanese Macaque, also known as snow monkey, was selected as a category winner in “Travel Photographer of the Year” 2017. Later, picked as one of the 50 most popular images in the history of the competition and exhibited in Dubai and Sharjah in the UAE. Following this success Siggesson’s image has received other accolades in Paris, Tokyo and Moscow.
The identity of the buyer of the artwork has not been released but according to the artist it was a direct sale from artist to buyer. Other works by Siggesson have also attracted big spenders, with some surpassing the €2000 mark.
Siggesson is an international award-winning artist living in Malta for almost half his life. With wild animals at heart he is traveling around the globe in pursuit of the perfect image.
For more information about Siggesson and his works please visit www.johansiggesson.com
1) “From the Abyss” © Johan Siggesson (www.johansiggesson.com)