Banksy's Virgin Mary aka Toxic Mary Screen Print - Unframed
This is a high quality silk screen print of the Banksy 'Virgin Mary (Toxic Mary) print, produced by the West Country Prince.
Virgin Mary, usually referred to as Toxic Mary, was originally a piece of street art - now you can have a replica of this powerful print in your home. Toxic Mary was released as a screen print by Banksy in 2003 and is one of the rare Banksy artworks to directly comment on Religion. The artwork depicts the Virgin Mary in the renaissance style, feeding the baby Christ poison from a bottle is, thought by many to show how religion poisons the innocent, and has arguably led to more wars, inequality and suffering than any other ideology.
With Banksy prints now ranging from tens of thousands of pounds to well over a hundred thousand pounds; for many this is the only way to enjoy your favourite Banksy piece at a fraction of the price.
This screen print is produced by the elusive West Country Prince using the exact methods as Banksy’s early works; silk screen printed by hand onto the correct original paper, to the correct specification. This is not a cheap digital re-print. It is the correct dimensions and colours as the Banksy Toxic Mary screen print – the print size is 700 x 500 MM. It is numbered and stamped on the reverse with the WEST COUNTRY PRINCE logo to prevent fraud.
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Title: Toxic Mary aka Virgin Mary
Medium: Hand pulled screen print
Paper: 300 gsm Wove Paper
Size: Paper size 70 x 50 cm
Numbered: Yes, printed on the reverse. There is also a red West Country Prince Stamp and “Banksy Copy” stamp on rear of print.
Please note that this product is not endorsed by Banksy or Banksy's Pest Control organisation which clamps down quickly on any copyright abuse of Banksy imagery. The fact that the West Country Prince has been allowed to sell these pieces over many years has prompted speculation that he or she is an old friend of the street artist, or even the artist himself.
This print will be wrapped in acid free tissue paper and shipped inside a sturdy postal tube. Please be extremely careful when removing the print from the tube as the black ink scuffs very easily.
We take great care in rolling and putting the prints into the tube so please be careful removing them. Make sure there are no burrs on the opening of the tube as they might catch the print.
To remove - gently tap one end until the tissue paper appears then gently pull the tissue paper - Not the print. Please do not pull the print/prints by the corners.
Once out of the tube, allow the print to rest – forcing it flat may cause a crease.
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