This striking image comes from a set of eight woodcuts. The image is on handmade paper, with full margins. It is signed and numbered out of the limited edition of 35 in pencil.
Born in Naples, Italy, Francesco Clemente is a contemporary artist. A painter and printmaker who studied architecture, he works across various media to create his evocative, moving images. In his long career, Clemente has collaborated with Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol, and illustrated writings by Allen Ginsberg and Salman Rushdie. He divides his time between New York and Varanasi, in India.