O Miracle!

O Miracle!

Painted in 1995, this is the fourth in a series of monumental paintings based on Stravinksy’s opera The Rake’s Progress, which itself was based on William Hogarth’s series of paintings and engravings detailing a man’s downward journey ending in imprisonment in Bedlam. The Rake series were exhibited at Flower’s East in 1996.

Literature:

R. Heller, Peter Howson, London, 2003, illustrated in colour, p.115

Exhibited:

London, Flower’s East, The Rake’s Progress and Other Paintings, 1996

Artist:

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  • Peter Howson O Miracle! 60x48 o:c

Painted in 1995, this is the fourth in a series of monumental paintings based on Stravinksy’s opera The Rake’s Progress, which itself was based on William Hogarth’s series of paintings and engravings detailing a man’s downward journey ending in imprisonment in Bedlam. The Rake series were exhibited at Flower’s East in 1996.

Literature:

R. Heller, Peter Howson, London, 2003, illustrated in colour, p.115

Exhibited:

London, Flower’s East, The Rake’s Progress and Other Paintings, 1996

Additional information

Dimensions 48 × 60 in
Medium Oil On Canvas