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Reclining Artist

Reclining Artist

Grayson Perry (in 2017)

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Perry, winner of the Turner Prize in 2003, is, according to the comical first line of his Wikipedia entry, ‘known for his ceramic vases, tapestries and cross-dressing’. In addition to richly decorated vases with elaborate narratives and fantastical cast-iron sculptures, Perry also makes extremely large prints. This linocut depicts him in the classical pose of a female nude in the manner of Titian, Manet and countless other artists.

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Title Reclining Artist
Material and technique Woodcut in grey and black; printed from eight blocks
Object type
Print > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 196 cm
Width 293 cm
Artists Graficus: Grayson Perry
Accession number L 2017/10 (PK)
Credits Aankoop met steun van / Purchase with support of: Stichting Lucas van Leyden 2017
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 2017
Age artist About 57 years old
Exhibitions Kunst van formaat. De collectie XL vanaf de jaren vijftig (2018)
Material
Object
Technique
Woodcut > Manual > Relief printing techniques > Printing technique > Technique > Material and technique

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Grayson Perry

Chelmsford 1960

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