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Rufus Wainwright Caricature, shown here age 23 on October 3, 1996 in New York City.
Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright is an American-Canadian singer, songwriter, and composer. He has recorded seven albums of original music and numerous tracks on compilations and film soundtracks. He has also written a classical opera and set Shakespeare sonnets to music for a theater piece by Robert Wilson.
Wainwright is the son of musicians Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, and the older brother of singer Martha Wainwright.
In 1996, Wainwright moved to New York City , performing regularly at Club Fez. He relocated to Los Angeles that year and began his first studio album, 1998’s “Rufus Wainwright”. Lenny Waronker paired Wainwright with producer Jon Brion, and the two spent most of 1996 and 1997 making the record. Wainwright recorded 56 songs in total, on 62 rolls of tape. The sessions cost $700,000.
Wainwright’s self-titled debut received critical acclaim; Rolling Stone recognized it as one of the best albums of the year, and named the singer “Best New Artist” of the year.
Best known for his original songs and acclaimed covers, Wainwright has recorded hits such as: “Dinner At Eight”, “The One You Love”, “California”, “Go Or Go Ahead”, “Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk”, “Going To A Town”, “Natasha”, “The Art Teacher”, “Hallelujah”, “Beauty Mark”, and “Chelsea Hotel No. 2”.
If you’ve never heard his terrific tenor voice, check out his cover of “Wrapped Around Your Finger” with Sting, or “Across The Universe” on You Tube. They’ll blow you away.
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