The Who / Peter Blake (British, b.1932): Faces Dances, 1981,

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The Who / Peter Blake (British, b.1932): Face Dances,
1981,

Sold for £ 1,020 (US$ 1,406) inc. premium
Rock & Pop
The Who / Peter Blake (British, b.1932): Face Dances,
1981,
no.54 of 300, lithographic print depicting the front cover of the new Who album 'Face Dances', signed by Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, and Kenny Jones of The Who in black inks, as well as various artists who worked on the artwork with Peter Blake including; Peter Blake, Colin Self, Patrick Caulfield, Patrick Procktor, Joe Tilson, David Inshaw, Allen Jones, Howard Hodgkin, and Clive Barker, framed and glazed, the print 11in x 11in (28cm x 28cm), overall 15 1/4in x 11 5/8in (38.7cm x 31.5cm)

Footnotes

  • The Who commissioned Peter Blake to design a cover for their ninth studio album. Rather than create a single piece of art, Blake gathered fifteen other artists to work with him in producing portraits of each member of the group.

    Provenance:
    Property of Jim Callaghan who was the security for The Who's tours from 1975-1983. This print was gifted to him at the launch party of the album. The signatures were subsequently obtained at this event.
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