A monotone print using simple lines depicts a wide eyed, harrowed figure from the nose up, looking in through bars above him to see a skull in a dark corner. A bird files above the figure's head, also looking in through one small black eye.

Albert Adams, Prisoner, bird & skull (Incarceration), 1999, Print. Image Courtesy the Artist Estate. Photography by Museums Photography North West.

Albert Adams, Prisoner, bird & skull (Incarceration), 1999

Artist: Albert Adams

Title: Prisoner, bird & skull (Incarceration)

Year: 1999

Medium: Etching and Aquatint

Dimensions: H: 56.8cm W: 75.7 cm

Accession Number: US2012-71

This work is part of our Albert Adams Special Collection.

Acquisition info: Gift from Edward Glennon, 2012. Supported by the ArtFund.