Julie Cope is a fictional character created by Grayson Perry. Born in 1953, Julie is ‘everywoman’ from Essex, whose life story has been related in Perry’s 3,000-word poem ‘The Ballad of Julie Cope’. Perry’s Dream House in Essex was conceived as a mausoleum for her. The six snapshots capture Julie over the six …

Medium
Condition
Mint condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed by the artist.
Series
Six Snapshots of Julie
Publisher
Paragon Press

Winner of the 2003 Turner Prize, Grayson Perry creates ceramics and other objects that explore diverse historical and contemporary themes. Drawn in by the beauty of his objects, which are covered with sgraffito drawing, handwritten and stenciled text, transferred photographs, and sumptuous glaze, at close range viewers apprehend darker subjects and narrative hints to environmental disaster and child abuse. Autobiographical references to the artist's childhood, family, and transvestite alter ego Claire are intertwined with his political and allegorical references, creating a challenging conflict between his dark themes and the rich beauty of his works.

High auction record
£632.8k, Christie's, 2017
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2020
Grayson Perry: The MOST Specialest RelationshipVictoria Miro
2016
Grayson Perry - Hold Your Beliefs LightlyARoS Aarhus Art Museum
2015
Grayson Perry: Small DifferencesPera Museum
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Six Snapshots of Julie (4), 2015

Woodcut
28 7/10 × 19 3/10 in
73 × 49 cm
Edition 1/48
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Location
Birmingham, Birmingham
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Julie Cope is a fictional character created by Grayson Perry. Born in 1953, Julie is ‘everywoman’ …

Medium
Condition
Mint condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed by the artist.
Series
Six Snapshots of Julie
Publisher
Paragon Press

Winner of the 2003 Turner Prize, Grayson Perry creates ceramics and other objects that explore diverse historical and contemporary themes. Drawn in by the beauty of his objects, which are covered with sgraffito drawing, handwritten and stenciled text, transferred photographs, and sumptuous glaze, at close range viewers apprehend darker subjects and narrative hints to environmental disaster and child abuse. Autobiographical references to the artist's childhood, family, and transvestite alter ego Claire are intertwined with his political and allegorical references, creating a challenging conflict between his dark themes and the rich beauty of his works.

High auction record
£632.8k, Christie's, 2017
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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Other works by Grayson Perry
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