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Carracci Bacchus
by Raqib Shaw

Available at Frank Fluegel Gallery

  • Date: 2019
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Etching
  • Edition size: 50
  • Sheet Size: 43.5 x 52 cm
  • Signed: Signed
  • Condition: Pristine
  • Price: $1500.00

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Etching a la poupée on 300gsm Somerset Satin White paper. Signed, dated, numbered and titled on front. Etching a lapoupée is a method where all the colours are applied to one plate with twists of cloth and the image is printed in one pull. This edition features a scene taken from one of Raqib Shaw’s most recent paintings, titled The Martyrdom of Icarus (After Honthorstand Carracci), a painting which was partly inspired by Annibale Carracci’s Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne. Raqib Shaw (b. 1974, Calcutta) is a Kashmiri artist who lives and works in London. He often depicts otherworldly and fantastical scenes with a number of mythological and literary characters that represent puzzling and provocative themes.

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