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Raft by Cathy de Monchaux

Cathy de Monchaux’s forest of pregnant female figures are rooted to the ground, yet appear to be floating in space.


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Artwork details

Dimensions 47 x 2.5 x 122cm
Fabric & material Print
Medium Print

Delivery & returns information

Service Update (updated 19 March 2020)

We want to make sure your order reaches you as safely as possible. Therefore, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all purchases of unframed prints from the RA Editions store will be dispatched once the RA has reopened. Delivery charges are detailed here. Please note that purchses of unique works that are for collection only will only be available for collection once the RA has reopened. The RA Editions Team will be in touch regarding all orders upon the RA reopening. 

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Updated 19 May 2020

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Product story

Cathy de Monchaux’s forest of pregnant female figures are rooted to the ground, yet appear to be floating in space. The starting point for this work was an image of a fantastical sculpture by de Monchaux titled ‘Raft of Oaks’. This was hand-edited with pen, pencil and graphite to create a new piece with greater depth and richness. As a result, minute variations will be present between editions.

De Monchaux is renowned for her intricate, decorative sculptures which evoke an underlying sense of anxiety. Her work is seductive and often explores themes of eroticism and death.

Artist Sales: this work is sold by the artist. The sale is facilitated by RA Enterprises (RAE) for which RAE receives a commission from the artist only.

Original photograph by FXP. Photograph of print by Richard Hubert Smith.