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- Object: Rock a bye baby
Colossal woman crouched outdoors at night, rocking a baby in a cradle. 1994
Etching with aquatint on Velin Arches paper
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Height: 222 millimetres (plate)
Height: 520 millimetres (sheet (deckled edges))
Width: 211 millimetres
Width: 380 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Edition of 50 with 14 artist's proofs and 5 hors commerce copies. Printed by Paul Coldwell at Culford Press, London, and published with the artist by Marlborough Graphics, London.
Text from 'Living with art: The Alexander Walker collection' (British Museum Press, 2020):
An anxious-looking woman is seated high in a tree rocking a sleeping baby in a cot. This print is from a further series of 'Nursery Rhymes' etchings, which Rego made in 1994.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2004-2005 June-Jan, BM, Matisse to Freud: The Alexander Walker Bequest
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased by Alexander Walker from Marlborough Graphics, London on 31/10/94 for £587.50 (framed).
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