Henry Miller

henry_millerTITLE: Henry Miller Ravishing His Bride
SIGNATURE: John Steins
MEDIUM: Lino-cut
EDITION SIZE: 44
IMAGE SIZE: 25.4 x 38.1 cm (10 x 15 inches)
PAPER SIZE: 38 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 inches)
PAPER: Washi
OTHER MARKS: signed, titled and numbered in pencil

COMMENTARY:
In my twenties I made this lino-cut showing a decrepit Henry Miller slobbering over his young bride. I was both repulsed and fascinated with this apparent incongruity. Now that I’m in my senior years I have a little more empathy for Mr. Miller.

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