Canto X/3: Volume Inside Out

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Canto X/3: Volume Inside Out

Only 4 copies remain of this silkscreen page proof approved by the artist and signed / initialled by him, taken from the original Talford Press edition of 185, printed on 100% rag, acid-free Inveresk (Somerset) paper

 

page size 39.5 x 31 cm

 

1979 – 1983

 

The book shown in exaggerated reverse perspective represents the answer to Dante's question on the perception of time by the inhabitants of Hell : shut to the medley of human activity taking place behind it, the book embodies the closing of future time at the Last Judgement, when the souls in Hell will lose awareness of all events.

 

£ 275 (approx. US$ 430, € 330) VAT, postage and handling included