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Dr Robert

Dr Robert

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Beautiful Acrylic and Indian inks on canvas hand made inspired by The Beatles song of the same name from the album ¨Revolver¨

Doctor Robert, written mainly by John Lennon, is notable for containing The Beatles' first explicit references to drugs, although at the time of release they went largely unnoticed.

John Lennon later described the song as autobiographical.

Another of mine. Mainly about drugs and pills. It was about myself. I was the one that carried all the pills on tour. Well, in the early days. Later on the roadies did it. We just kept them in our pockets loose. In case of trouble.

John Lennon
All We Are Saying, David Sheff

Although many in London thought the titular doctor referred to art dealer Robert Fraser, it was actually written about Dr Robert Freymann, who ran a discreet clinic on Manhattan's East 78th Street.

Known as Dr Robert or the Great White Father, Freymann had a reputation for giving vitamin B-12 injections containing large doses of amphetamines, mainly to well-heeled New Yorkers.

Word spread of his willingness with prescriptions, eventually finding its way to Lennon and McCartney on one of their American trips.

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With the greatest care and expert hand of Barcelona printmakers with more than 140 years of experience handed down from generation to generation, the limited numbered series of silkscreen prints we sell are made on cold pressed acid free paper with Natural textures of 340gr. All these characteristics not only guarantee the quality of the piece and the faithful reproduction of the original, but also retain their colors and details for a lifetime, ensuring that your investment will be revalued over time.


Con el mayor de los cuidados y la mano experta de artesanos de la impresión de Barcelona con más de 140 años de experiencia transmitida de generación en generación, las series numeradas limitadas de serigrafías que vendemos son elaboradas en papel libre de ácido prensado en frío con texturas naturales de 340gr. Todas estas características no sólo garantizan la calidad de la pieza y la reproducción fiel del original, sino que también conservarán sus colores y detalles por toda una vida, asegurando que su inversión se revalorizará en el tiempo.