Hope in an act of kindness; Stuart DUFFIN; 2007; 1101

Name/Title

Hope in an act of kindness

About this object

A trompe-l'oeil tableau composition with chiaroscuro tones. The foreground comprises a table arrangement including broken decorated ceramic pieces, a bird skull, a snail and a broken spotted egg. The mid-ground comprises a flat 'wall' view of street graffiti and the background is an aerial view of a street plaque with a rose overlaid, a snail and bullet holes. There is a spool-shaped music box with an 'Old World' map engraved on the facing surface. This object is leaning against the the two 'planes' of the image.

Maker

Stuart DUFFIN

Date Made

2007

Medium and Materials

Mezzotint on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Still life

Subject and Association Keywords

Anatomy/Skeleton

Subject and Association Keywords

Ceramics

Subject and Association Keywords

Contrast

Subject and Association Keywords

Death

Subject and Association Keywords

Flowers

Subject and Association Keywords

History

Subject and Association Keywords

Anatomy/Skull

Subject and Association Keywords

Text

Subject and Association Keywords

Illusion

Credit Line

Purchased in 2010 with the Burton Bequest

Object Type

Print

Object number

1101

Rights

All rights reserved

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Tags
Anatomy
Ceramics
Contrast
Death
Flowers
History
Illusion
Skeleton
Skull
Still life
Text

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