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1966 Warrington Colescott Signed 'The Hide out' Aquatint Etching. Printed on thick high-quality matte lightly textured paper. Hand signed by the artist and part of limited series 24/50. Gorgeous etching and aquatint detailing emulate a handdrawn charcoal affect. The layering of a "hide out" criminal scene juxtaposed with ballerinas and delicate lace reflects the artists love of storytelling and wit. This original piece is even more beautiful in person. Other original aquatint etchings by the artist currently sell online for up to $6,000.

 

Size: 25.75ʺW x 20ʺH.

 

Condition: Excellent condition.

 

About the Artist - Warrington Colescott

Warrington Colescott (1921-2018) was an American printmaker known for his satirical and often politically charged etchings. Born in Oakland, California, he studied at the University of California, Berkeley, and later earned his MFA at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he became a professor of printmaking.

 

Colescott's work often featured intricate and detailed etchings that commented on various social and political issues, including civil rights, war, and contemporary culture. He was known for his wit and humor in his art, using satire to convey his messages. His work can be found in numerous art collections and museums, and he received many awards and honors during his career.

 

Warrington Colescott's artistic contributions left a lasting impact on the world of printmaking, and his work continues to be celebrated for its thought-provoking and humorous commentary on society.

1966 Warrington Colescott Signed Aquatint Etching

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