Canto XII/2: Minotaur

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Canto XII/2: Minotaur 

Only 6 copies remain of this 2-colour 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 Minotaur, symbolising violence against nature, is shown taking his first shambling steps from the womb of his mother Pasiphaë who recoils in horror at the offspring of her coupling with the bull. The picture of this scarce-formed creature is made up of about 200 fragments of The Boy's Own Paper and London Illustrated News.

 

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