Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt CowboyRegular price $2,467.00 Save Liquid error (product-template line 120): Computation results in '-Infinity'%
This album cover art print is one of two produced by the artist Alan Aldridge for Hypergallery in 2012.
Only 20 prints in the edition were ever printed and signed before Aldridge died, in 2017. They were numbered 1-10 and 51-60. The edition will never be completed, and so this last remining print, number 59, is one of only 20 in the world.
Captain Fantastic, released in 1975, has been hailed by many as the best Elton John album ever. It is a concept album that gives an autobiographical glimpse at the struggles John (Captain Fantastic) and Taupin (the Brown Dirt Cowboy) had in the early years of their musical careers in London (from 1967 to 1969). Following his brief from Bernie Taupin, Alan Aldridge took the stories contained within the album and created a complete world of trippy imagery and fantastical creatures surrounding Elton John and his piano, earning Aldridge his second Grammy nomination.
This illustration could barely fit inside the 12" format, and has been re-presented by Aldridge in this print at a luscious 18" square we can better appreciate the wonder of his drawings.
Signed by: Alan Aldridge
Image size: 18 x 18 inches / Paper size: 24 x 24 inches
Edition size: 100 (incomplete)
Print type: Archival Inkjet (Giclée)
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