In the image of Charlotte

James Boyd

BIRTH YEAR 1928
BIRTH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 2002
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Metal plate collage relief print on paper
DATE c. 1960s
DIMENSIONS 46.4cm x 55.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2015.05.02
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Denise Trottier, 2015
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
An abstract image with a black background and an irregular boarder. At the centre of the image, a black and white negative portrait of a woman is placed over a rectangular piece of plain-woven fabric with a bit of blue over the woman's head. Behind that is a reverse image of newsprint. A yellow horizontal line is over the newsprint in the upper portion of the frame. There is a small strip of woven fabric perpendicular to the yellow line at the top centre. In the bottom portion, below the newsprint, is a colourful shape loosely resembling a human figure.

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