Love on a Trapeze 4A

Ghitta Caiserman

BIRTH YEAR 1923
BIRTH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 2005
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Lithograph on paper
DATE c. 1970s
DIMENSIONS 53.3cm x 68.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2015.01.03
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Kathe Roth, 2015
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A lithograph in red, black and white depicting two acrobats embracing and kissing while contorted into an upside-down position. The figures are wearing leotards covered with a diamond checked pattern. The figure on top has stripped leggings and slippers. The figure on the bottom wears a tight cap over their hair. The image is filled with the two bodies leaving minimal areas of a red background that is splattered with black shading.

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