Sympathy is based on Michelangelo's Pieta which I have seen two versions of one in the Medici Museum in Florence and the other in the Vatican. It is a powerful sculpture of great beauty and tragedy. It is of a mother cradling a dead son synonymous to the war images that we see in our newspaper and television. But the print could also mean many things to many people.
JOHN PULE | 'Sympathy' | Etching
Details: 2011 Sympathy Etching printed on Hahnemühle 300 GSM warm white paper / Edition of 20 Published by Djumbunji Press KickArts Fine Art Printmaking / Editioning printmaker Elizabeth Hunter / Image size 432 mm x 413 mm / Paper size 80.5CM x 69.5CM / JOPU003