Non Violence by Carl Fredrik Reutersward
Non violence or The knotted Gun by Carl Fredrik Reutersward (Swedish, b. 1934)
Signed in graphite on lower right of recto: Reutersward
Entitled "Non Violence", this framed mezzotint of a hand gun with its barrel tied was created by Reutersward in reaction to the shooting death of the artist's friend and former Beatle, John Lennon. The design served as model for a monumental sculptures installed around the world, including the United Nations in New York City.