Hymn to Pan
First Edition. Signed by Author
62cm x 47.5cm. 11 sheets. Cloth solander box, 2 clasps.
Ten homoerotic silk screen prints re-interpreted by Andre Durand from ten original chalk drawings composed in 1978 together with a letterpress poem A Hymn to Pan by Aleister Crowley. The printing technique consists of four colour mezzotint separations with over-lays hand worked by the artist. Each print signed and numbered in an edition of 75 with ten additional artist’s proofs, of which this set is number 42. Andre Durand is a Canadian painter working in the European Hermetic tradition influence by artists such as Rubens, Titian, Michelangelo and Velazquez.
Prints and poem are in Fine Condition. Minor mottling and shelf wear to the box exterior. Near Fine Condition.