Paris, Working Elephants signed limited edition silkscreen print by British pop art legend Sir Peter Blake. Available as part of the Paris Suite portfolio box set or as an individual print.
Elephants have been recruited by men to help with construction, transport and other work. In front of La Madeleine the industrious pachyderms work away in partnership with their human companions. Blake's tableaux makes us imagine a Paris where this wonderful sight is an everyday scenario, as the figures in the background go about their daily business unperturbed.
From a limited edition of 100, the piece is signed and numbered by the artist.
Size (cm): 54.5 x 37.1
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Medium: Silkscreen, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 100
Size (cm): 54.5 x 37.1
Image Size (cm): 38 x 21.7
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About the artist
Heralded as the ‘Godfather of Pop Art’, Sir Peter Blake was knighted in 2002 for his invaluable contribution to contemporary art.
Blake began his career creating collages from photographs, cigarette packets and matchboxes. This new approach to the creation of visual art – taking found imagery from Pop culture – was spearheaded in Britain by Blake and continues to inspire contemporary artists today.
Best known for creating the iconic cover to the Beatles’ 1967 album ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’, Blake continues to produce work that draws extensively on elements from popular cultures around the world.