The African Queen
- The African Queen
Wrestler with dead animal skin on shoulder; working proof. 2010
- Height: 160 millimetres
- Width: 138 millimetres
Inscription ContentSigned, titled 'The African Queen' and inscribed 'Working Proof' in pencil
Printed by Pauper's Press, London and hand-coloured by the artist. Published by Paul Stolper, London in an edition of 30. The etching originated from an earlier pencil tracing of the wrestler subject.
Not on display (British Roy PIX)
16 February 2010
Reason for treatment
Mounted into an overthrow Royal mount using 6ply Canson conservation board (window) and 4ply Heritage 100% cotton musseum board (backboard). Hinged to backboard usingJapanese paper hinges and Culminal (non-ionic cellulose ether).
Purchased with funds from the Modern Fund
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Object reference number: PDB272581
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