Self-Portrait

Ghitta Caiserman

BIRTH YEAR 1923
BIRTH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 2005
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Acrylic on paper, adhesive and masking tape on cardboard
DATE 1966
DIMENSIONS 65.4cm x 52.1cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1480
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A painting depicting a fractured self-portrait of the artist. A woman with black hair, a black dress and a long string of pearls is painted from different angles in a series of thin, vertical bands. The strips are in alternating colours of red, green, blue, yellow and mauve. The pearl necklace also changes color in each band.

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