Charles Blackman 'Titania + Bottom'
Charles Blackman 'Titania + Bottom'
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Charles Blackman 'Titania + Bottom'

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Charles Blackman’s ‘Titania + Bottom’ continues a rich cultural tradition. Like Henry Fuseli’s iconic 1790 painting of the same name, it depicts a scene from Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. In it, Titania, Queen of the Fairies is bewitched by her husband to fall in love with a peasant, Nick Bottom, who in turn is under a spell which has transformed his head into that of an ass.

Despite being the impetus for much of the play’s drama, Blackman’s rendition is tranquil. Here, Titania and Bottom are genuine lovers, clasped together in a sweet embrace.

Represented in all public collections, Blackman’s vision continues to delight and inspire viewers. For fans of the artist, Shakespeare or unexpected soulmates, ‘Titania + Bottom’ is a spellbinding find.

Charles BLACKMAN (1928 - 2018)
'Titania + Bottom'
etching on paper
Edition of 50
Image Size: 15 x 20 cm
Dimensions: 40 x 30 cm
Signed: signed Chas Blackman titled Titania + Bottom and numbered
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
Condition:As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.
© Charles Blackman / Copyright Agency 2020

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