Purity

2.250,004.000,00 incl. tax

Purity,  2018

From the series ‘Songs for soprano’
Inkjet on Hahnemühle Photo Rag, framed in uncoated nut wood, museum glass
Size limited editions of 5 + 2 AP’s (almost sold out!)
Signed, numbered and provided with a certificate of authentification.
Shipping: pick up by appointment at Galerie Caroline O’Breen or at the artist’s atelier, both in Amsterdam.

Purity is the leading work in ‘Songs for soprano’, a photo essay on the life and times of Anna Witsen. It tells the story of an aristocratic young woman with impossible singing ambitions, depressions and an unrequited love at the end of the 19th century. The dogmatic ideas about the position of women and how to fulfill that role in that time meant for a woman of Anna’s position that she should not be who she wanted to be: a professional soprano singer.

By telling Anna’s story, I hope to draw attention to the theme of gender equality. After all, equal rights and opportunities for everyone are essential for development, prosperity and peace I think. Please take a look at the whole photo essay ‘Songs for soprano’ and download the artist statement.

More information and on view on request: Galerie Caroline O’Breen, Amsterdam

 

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Almost sold out (only 1 artwork per size left!): this popular artwork is the leading portrait in the series ‘Songs for soprano’ about the life and times of Anna Witsen.

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