barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Graham Sutherland (1903-1980)

La Petite Afrique

British, 1953

Lithograph

 

This print is a study of a natural form that evokes a twisted and decaying human body, drawing comparisons with the Crucifixion images in Print Power.

In 1953 he was working on the commission of a tapestry for Coventry Cathedral; there are echoes of that design in the small panels.

Purchased 1992 (No. 92.4)

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