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This is an original, limited edition, hand carved and hand burnished linocut. This piece depicts the rock and roll innovator and legend Buddy Holly. It was inevitable I would put this music icon in my artwork sooner or later. Despite Holly having a career that only really lasted 18 months before his untimely death in a plane crash back in 1959, at the age of only 22, decades before I was even born; I have always loved his music. My late Dad Jimmy always played his 'Buddy Holly Lives' cassette in the car when my family went on trips as a kid, so I was brought up on his wonderful music and it brings back fond memories. I remember as a kid, maybe around the age of 6, jumping up and down on the settee to 'Rave on' and 'Oh Boy' imitating the great singer.

I hope this work appeals to fellow Buddy fans across the world! It is a bold, black and white depiction of a musical icon, that would look cool on anyone's wall.

The work is printed on quality 315gsm Heritage Bookwhite printmaking paper.

If you have any questions relating to the work before purchase please don't hesitate to ask me.

Materials used:

linoleum, printmaking ink, carving tools

'Buddy Holly Lives!' (2017)


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This artwork is sold by Mark Murphy from United Kingdom

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Mark Murphy

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