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Peter Gabriel Caricature, illustrated here in 1983, age 33.
Gabriel is an English singer, songwriter, record producer and activist who rose to fame as the original lead singer and front man of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving Genesis in 1975, Gabriel launched a successful solo career with “Solsbury Hill” as his first single.
His 1986 album, So, is his best-selling release and is certified triple platinum in the UK and five times platinum in the US. The album’s most successful single, “Sledgehammer”, won a record nine MTV Awards at the 1987 MTV Video Music Awards and, according to a report in 2011, it was MTV’s most played music video of all time.
At twelve Gabriel wrote his first song, “Sammy the Slug”. Around this time, an aunt gave him money for professional singing lessons but Gabriel used it to buy the first Beatles album.
The band Genesis began at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, in 1967, formed by five Charterhouse pupils including Banks, Rutherford, Gabriel, and Phillips, Genesis were named by former pupil Jonathan King. Phil Collins joined the group in 1971. Gabriel in Genesis was known for his wild behavior and outlandish costumes that he wore on stage during live performances. Gabriel left Genesis in August 1975 to begin a solo career.
Gabriel has won three Brit Awards—winning Best British Male in 1987, six Grammy Awards, and thirteen MTV Video Music Awards.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Genesis in 2010, followed by his induction as a solo artist in 2014.
Greatest Hits: “Solsbury Hill”, “In Your Eyes”, “Biko”, “Red Rain”, “Sledgehammer”, “Here Comes The Flood”, “Shock The Monkey”, “Games Without Frontiers”, “San Jacinto” and “Mercy Street”, to name a few.
Some sources state that he suffers from bipolar disorder. His favorite singer is Otis Redding, whose music he has loved since he was a teenager and who inspired his biggest hit, “Sledgehammer”.
All prints are produced using Giclee printing process which is used for archival art reproduction. This process uses fade-resistant archival pigment-based ink which lasts over 100 years. All prints are printed on 310GSM, Luxurious mould-made, 100% cotton rag Archival Certified watercolor paper.
Archival Conservation Mat is included with your purchase. Mat is a high quality, 4 ply (1/16″) surround mat. These frame mats are acid-free & Lignin-free made with 100% virgin alpha-cellulose surface, core and backing papers. So your caricature with mat will fit into a standard comparable frame either “20” x 24″ or “16” x 20″ depending on the print size, (frame not included). Price also includes a Backer Board.
32″ x 40″ stretch canvas print is produced by Giclee printing process and are hand stretched over heavy duty American made white pine. The canvas print is varnished twice after printing. The canvas prints are ready to hang (complete with hanging wire).
|Dimensions||16 × 20 × .25 in|
32" x 40" Stretched Canvas Prints $495, 11" x 14" Watercolor Print $95, 16" x 20" Watercolor Print $175