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The Serpentine, Hyde Park – Autumn, after Bruegel
Limited Edition Etching
Edition of 100
Sheet Size: H 50cm x W 50cm
Signed and titled
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The Serpentine, Hyde Park – Autumn, after Bruegel is a limited edition etching by Mychael Barratt. Barratt uses the famous London landmark of the Serpentine in Hyde Park as a setting for this beautiful etching in the style of Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
Silkscreen Print – A printing technique whereby the artist paints glue or stencils their work onto a mesh stretched over a wooden frame. Colour is then pushed through the mesh (which hasn’t been blocked with glue) with a squeegee. This can be done several times, layering different colours to create the image seen before you.
Buy Mychael Barratt printmaker works with Wychwood Art gallery online. Mychael Barratt was born in Toronto, Canada, however, considers himself to be a Londoner since arriving for what was supposed to be a two-week stay thirty years ago. He is a narrative artist whose work is steeped in imagery relating to art history, literature, theatre and everything else that overfills his bookshelves. He was an artist in residence for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre throughout Mark Rylance’s reign as Artistic Director. In 2011, just prior to the 2012 Summer Olympics, he was commissioned to paint a large-scale mural on T. V. Edwards Solicitor’s building on the Mile End Road. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and in 2013 was elected to be its twelfth President. His work is held in many important collections including Her Majesty The Queen, British Museum, the British Library, Ashmolean Museum, V & A Museum, and the Jiangsu Museum of Contemporary Art.