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EV 6/50

The Rake’s Progress

Dimensions in centimetres height60 × width40 cm / Dimensions in inches height23 ⅝ × width15 ¾″
EV of 50
Medium etchings,  chine colle
Series Glyndebourne
Subject matter opera

Both versions, white and blue backgrounds of this etching, depict the auction scene in the Opera where Tom Rakewell’s art collection is being sold off. Here his Hirst spin painting and Warhol Monroe are being bid for over the telephone. His wife, Baba the Turk, as Grayson Perry, is lot 3 - TH