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Paris, February 12th 1894

£480.00

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c.1970, Flavio Costantini

Edition Number: 2/100
Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist.

Supplied in conservation standard mount and light solid wood modern frame. The frame is reconditioned but in good condition. The print is in good condition and has had some light conservation cleaning. There is a very small stain just behind the signature, but this is barely visible.

A stunning screenprint with the full title Paris February 12th 1894. Emile Henry throws a bomb inside the Cafe Terminus, rue St Lazare, by Flavio Costantini. Costantini frequently represented the work of anarchists and anarchic acts and published a book, The Art of Anarchy. There is a pdf of the book on the libcom.org website and this print is featured as work number 25 on page 31.

The print is in Costantini’s usual flat style, with vibrant gold, red and deep purple inks decorating the cafe’s interior that Emile Henry saw as inhabited by the bourgeoisie. Emile Henry was guillotined in Paris on the 21st May 1894 for this anarchic act. He proudly accepted the charges against him and was completely explicit about his intent: “there are no innocent bourgeois.”

Availability: In stock

Image Size

Paper Size

Mount Window Size

665 x 517 mm

26.1 x 20.3 inches

Frame Size

815 x 655 mm

32.0 x 25.7 inches

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