Agnes Bompy

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 480,00 incl. VAT


Oil on canvas

Year: 2013

Dimension: H 30 x W 30 x D 2 cm

Shipped in a cardboard box

  • Shipping delivery company: DHL
  • Shipping duration:
    • The Netherlands: 5 to 10 days
    • Europe: 10 to 15 days
    • Outside of Europe: 10 to 25 days
    • Pickup: free by appointment

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This selection of 4 oil paintings are illustrations of some sentences of a poem: “Le condamné à mort” (“Sentenced to death”) that Jean Genet wrote in 1942. The writer is a prisoner in a jail in Britain. His neighbor in the next cell is a 20 year old murderer who is condemned to death. Jean Genet expresses in this poem his desire for the young man, and describes the threatening presence of death. These 4 paintings illustrate some of the sentences of the poem.

Coeur: Someone I loved was dying at the time I was creating these works. A heart is bleeding. The illustration of grief and sorrow is mat, brilliant, transparent and impenetrable.

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 50 × 10 × 50 cm


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