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Maze of trees.

Petrone, Michele Angelo, 1963-2007
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About this work


Depicts three lines of red and orange trees with a blue figure.



Physical description

1 painting : gouache ; sheet 44.5 x 44.4 cm

Biographical note

In October 1996 Petrone gave a presentation of a set of his paintings with accompanying commentary at the Cancerbackup 10th anniversary conference. The artworks explored his emotional response to his diagnosis of and treatment for Hodgkin's disease. As a result of the presentation he was invited to exhibit his artworks at several Sussex venues in 1997 under the exhibition title "The Emotional Cancer Journey".


Maze of Trees M. A. Petrone


Michele Angelo Petrone. 1996. Maze of Trees. [painting]. Wellcome Collection: Library no. 3154419i.

Publications note

Artwork included in the exhibition catalogue: Michele Angelo Petrone. "The Emotional Cancer Journey". 2003.

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in "The Emotional Cancer Journey", a touring exhibition held in six venues in Sussex, 18 April - 1 October 1997.


Title from caption on the verso.
Wellcome also holds the archive of Michele Angelo Petrone (catalogue reference PP/MAP).



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