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  • Provenance

    Bryan Ferry Archive

  • Catalogue Essay

    Following in the Roxy tradition of using iconic female images on their album covers, it was decided this time to depict a Celtic warrior queen, gazing towards Avalon. She is wearing medieval armour and holding a Merlin (a small bird of prey commonly used by lady falconers). The photograph was taken at dawn on the west coast of Ireland in 1982. The costume and styling was supervised by Antony Price, the photographer was Neil Kirk, and the Art Director was Bryan Ferry.

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Avalon (Alternative shot for Avalon album cover)

1982
Digital colour coupler print, printed 2009.
101.6 x 101.6 cm. (40 x 40 in).
Signed by Bryan Ferry in ink on the reverse of the flush-mount. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Bryan Ferry in ink, affixed to the reverse of the frame. This print is an artist's proof.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for £11,875

MUSIC

21 Nov 2009
London