Rosie Emerson: The Dancing Marquess
Rosie Emerson: The Dancing Marquess
Rosie Emerson: The Dancing Marquess

Rosie Emerson: The Dancing Marquess

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Limited edition photopolymer etching on heavyweight Southbank 310 gsm paper
Edition of 20
44 x 56cm
10% of sales will be donated to All Out charity

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32 x 42 cm (Framed size)

ABOUT

This work features a hand-built theatre set framing a historical photograph of Henry Cyril Paget, the 5th Marquess of Anglesey (1875-1905). The composite was then exposed on to a hand cut arch shaped etching plate, each print is individually inked before going through the press. Henry Cyril Paget was an Edwardian peer, known for his love of glittering, lavish costumes and extravagant theatre performances. Paget converted his inherited family chapel into an ornate, 150 seat theatre, which he named the Gaiety, where he performed plays by Oscar Wilde – a bold move at the time since Wilde had been jailed for 'obscenity'.

He earned the title of the Dancing Marquess after his Butterfly Dancing, where he would perform in a voluminous robe of transparent white silk that would be waved like wings.

10% of profits from this print will go to All Out Charity: All Out campaign and fight for a world where NO ONE has to sacrifice their family, freedom, safety, or dignity because of who they are or who they love.