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Ice Track – Baffin Island

by Barbara Rae RA

This etching is one of a series of work originating from Barbara Rae RA's inspirational travels through the Arctic.

Produced in a limited edition of 40, each print is signed and numbered by the artist.

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Artwork details

Dimensions 54 x 46cm
Fabric & material Etching
Edition 40
Medium Print

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Product story

"There is so much unexpected colour in glaciers, icebergs and icecaps. Evening skies were a painter’s heaven: strips of pink, orange and yellow set against indigo sea."


Following a path taken by her namesake, Dr John Rae, Barbara Rae has now made several journeys to the Arctic Ocean. Her practice involves taking photographs, making sketches and small paintings in her cabin, and completing larger works in her Edinburgh studio upon her return. The specific location of this piece, Baffin Island, is the largest island in Arctic Canada, known for its dramatic scenery, wildlife and Inuit culture.



The RA Editions programme generates valuable revenue for the RA and in particular the RA Schools.​​

"There is so much unexpected colour in glaciers, icebergs and icecaps. Evening skies were a painter’s heaven: strips of pink, orange and yellow set against indigo sea."

Produced in Aberdeen at Peacock studios, this new etching relates to an ongoing series of work made during and following Rae’s travels by ship through the Arctic waters. Following in her namesake, explorer Dr. John Rae (who she is not related to, but very much inspired by), Rae has now made several journeys taking photographs, making sketches and small paintings in her cabin, and completing larger works afterwards in her Edinburgh studio. Commenting on the palette used in these works Rae has said; ‘there is so much unexpected colour in glaciers, icebergs and icecaps. Evening skies were a painter’s heaven: strips of pink, orange and yellow set against indigo seas’.  Spectacular Baffin Island, the largest island in Canada, is known for its dramatic scenery, wildlife and Inuit culture.

About Barbara Rae RA

Barbara Rae RA studied at Edinburgh College of Art from 1961 to 1965. After graduating, Rae was awarded a travel scholarship, taking her to work in France and Spain in 1966. Her travels provide her with an endless source of inspiration - she continues to work in Spain and often works on the west coast of Scotland, in Ireland, and recently... Go to artist page