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Edition Details
Year:2012
Class:Art Print
Status:Official
Released:11/26/12
Run:45
Technique:Etching
Paper:Archival Hahnemuhle Paper
Size:27 X 21
Markings:Signed & Numbered
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Mortimer and Jenkins was first created in 2006 as a large scale hand carved woodblock print. The image is a dark and whimsical depiction of human nature; two skeletons, fashioned in ragtag battle armor pieced together from pots, pans, and other household wreckage, continue to battle, even in death.

The imagery is a direct reference to the James McNeill Ensor painting “Skeletons Fighting Over the Body of a Hanged Man”. It is currently the only piece by Swoon which is a direct adaptation of an historical work.

The piece’s title comes from the two re-engineered car motors that powered the seven rafts of the Miss Rockaway Armada down the Mississippi River from 2006- 2007.

Here, Mortimer and Jenkins has been translated into a richly toned steel plate etching and printed on archival Hahnemuhle paper in an edition of 45 printed in New York.

Image size: 14" x 16"
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Original Price$1,000.00
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