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After Dark

by Humphrey Ocean RA

Intensely atmospheric yet still characteristically playful, After Dark is the first woodblock Humphrey Ocean RA has made with the RA Editions programme.

Produced in a limited edition of 40, each print is signed and numbered by the artist.

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£850.00

Artwork details

Dimensions 49.5 x 57 cm
Fabric & material Woodcut
Edition 40
Medium Print
Artist VAT Number GB 100 1935 71

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Service Update (updated 19 March 2020)

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Updated 19 May 2020

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Product story

Intensely atmospheric, After Dark is the first woodblock Humphrey Ocean RA made with RA Editions. Its house set at night is a recurring image for the artist.

Ocean is very much a convert to print. Ten years ago, the artist began work on his first small box-set of aquatints, based on his Dot Book drawings and his larger Love Chair etchings. Today, the medium is one of his favourite forms of expression.


All proceeds from the sale of RA Editions prints go directly to support the RA Schools.




Ocean is very much a convert to print. In 2003, the artist began work on his first small box-set of aquatints, based on his Dot Book drawings and his larger Love Chair etchings. Today, the medium is one of his favourite forms of expression.


The RA Editions programme generates valuable revenue for the RA and in particular the RA Schools.​​

About Humphrey Ocean RA

Humphrey Ocean studied at Canterbury College of Art from 1970 to 1973. During that time, he played bass with Kilburn and the Highroads and the band supported The Who on their 1973 Christmas Tour. His first major solo exhibition in 1984 at the National Portrait Gallery, London, was followed by shows at Tate Liverpool, Whitechapel Gallery, London and, in 2003, how’s... Go to artist page