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- Object: Summer
Image of a semi-naked youth with wings, standing on the edge of a cliff with his right arm raised and being served champagne by a kneeling servant wearing a Roman helmet; an apple tree bearing fruit in the background stands in a rocky landscape with wild flowers. 2018
Colour etching printed à la poupée with aquatint and spitbite
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Height: 395 millimetres (Plate)
Height: 627 millimetres (Sheet (deckled edges))
Width: 295 millimetres
Width: 520 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- From a set of four prints: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter (2020,7029.1-4). Published in an edition of 5. Shaw made a related series of paintings 'The Four Seasons' in 2019.
Shaw often references Old Master paintings in his works. In this print, the standing figure is based on the figure of Icarus in Frederic Leighton's 1869 painting 'Icarus and Daedalus' (private collection).
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