Signed and authenticated limited edition prints of album cover art

Scratch My Back

Peter Gabriel

Art by:

Marc Bessant

Steve Gschmeissner

Signed by:

Marc Bassant

Peter Gabriel

Steve Gschmeissner

£750 £625 excluding VAT

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This is one of a collection of prints launched in 2010 and celebrates a truly remarkable and unique soundwork by Peter Gabriel.

Signed and numbered in pencil by Marc Bessant and Steve Gschmeissner

Countersigned by Peter Gabriel

Design by Marc Bessant

Photography by Steve Gschmeissner

Giclee in pigment inks on Woodstock Felt 310gsm

Printed by Senecio, Oxford

Image size: 19.00" x 19.00"

Paper size: 25.50" x 33.50"

Steve Gschmeissner discovered this image via a scanning electron microscope which uses a finely focused beam of electrons to construct a 3D image of each specimen that can be magnified up to a million times.

Designer Marc Bessant who selected and developed the image expands; “I was struck by how simple, honest and sensuous the music was sounding with just the two elements - Peter and the strings. ‘Two’ was important - two parts, two acts, two songs, two albums - a shared experience, one dependent on the other.

I wanted the images and colours to be seductive and sensual (touching on sexual), perhaps even a little tense, a relationship between one another.  The eventual micrograph of corpuscles was perfect - so graceful and calm, yet with all the passionate, fleshy associations that blood carries.”

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Prints are wrapped in acid free tissue, and packed into heavy-duty tubes. The tubes will accommodate up to three prints.

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