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A rare coloured hyperrealist mezzotint by the noted hyperrealist mezzotintist Rex Hypertint. It shows Spanish conquistador Lope de Aguirre, “El Loco” (1510-1561), trying desperately to get a signal on his iMonkey during his last, fateful trip down a very big South American river.


The Ship Of Fools

Well, it was languishing in the 2003-2006 Archives, muffled and smothered, so it seemed like a good idea to rescue it…