Epic by Salvatore Grippi

Epic by Salvatore Grippi

Epic

Salvatore Grippi

Title

Epic

 
Artist
Year
1954  
Technique
etching printed in brown and black inks 
Image Size
7 3/4 x 9 9/16" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
proof, not editioned 
Annotations
pencil titled and dated 
Reference
 
Paper
sturdy cream wove 
State
 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
21834 
Price
$700.00 
Description
This image was done in 1954 while the artist was working at Atelier 17 in New York with S.W. Hayter. Grippi, like many of the Atelier 17 surrealists, explored Greek and Roman mythology in an attempt to make sense of the chaos of the post WWII world.