Lorenzo BonechiThe Deer Hunt 1985

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Artist
Lorenzo Bonechi (born 1955)
Title
The Deer Hunt
La caccia al cervo
Date 1985
MediumEtching, drypoint and aquatint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 829 x 987 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1986
Reference
P77134
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Lorenzo Bonechi born 1955

P77134 The Deer Hunt1985

Etching, drypoint and aquatint 829 x 987 (32 5/8 x 38 7/8) on wove paper 1000 x 1194 (39 3/8 x 47); plate-mark 832 x 990 (32 3/4 x 39); printed and published by Carini, Florence in an edition of 35 Inscribed ‘Lorenzo '85' below image b.r. and ‘29/35' below image b.l.
Purchased from Fabian Carlsson Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Lit: Franco Rella, Lorenzo Bonechi, exh. cat., Galleria Carini, Florence 1985, p.12

In P77134 a hunter walks from right to left, away from a mountainous landscape, and towards a forest, in pursuit of a deer. In the same year that P77134 was made Bonechi painted an oil painting of the same title, which is now in a private collection in London (repr. Franco Rella 1985, between pp.48 and 49 in col.). In the painting the image has been reversed and the hunter strides from left to right behind the deer… (read more)

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