With their visible homage to the Old Masters, Peebles’s mezzotints reinterpret the traditional genre of still life through the dark prism of a contemporary, surrealist vision. The overall richness of detail, the contrasting chiaroscuro, and the impenetrable blackness of the backgrounds demonstrate Peebles’s reputation as the internationally-renowned master of mezzotint, one of the most complex and labour-intensive processes within the sphere of intaglio printmaking. Peebles's mezzotints are a desirable -- and dramatic -- addition to the collections of emerging and established connoisseurs of graphics alike.
Graeme PEEBLES (1955 - )
'Rabbit Trap' 1993
mezzotint on paper
Edition of 50
Image Size: 30 x 45 cm
Dimensions: 49 x 64 cm
Signed: Signed, titled, dated and editioned in margin in pencil below image
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
© The Artist or Assignee
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