The Green Chapel

The Green Chapel

By: Clive Hicks-Jenkins

£295.00

Description

This print is almost a dark reflection of ‘The Exchange’, with a similar use of perspective but a very different mood. Elaborate tapestries and bright colours make way for angular natural forms and the darker tones that bode ill for Gawain. A freak in Camelot with his long beard and tattooed limbs, the Green Knight is at home here. He blends in with rock and flowing water, in fact he seems at this moment to be carved from rock, like a sinister Assyrian god. His hand rests lightly on the head of the battle axe Gawain took up so bravely at Arthur’s feast, when no-one more senior would accept the challenge.

James Russell

Original screenprint. Image size: 55.5cm x 55.5cm. Sheet size: 70.5cm x 69cm. Edition of 75, signed by the artist. PRICE INCLUDES POSTAGE IN THE UK.

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