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Ring Around the Rosey, Version Moon

Hilda Woolnough

BIRTH YEAR 1934
BIRTH PLACE Northampton, England
DEATH YEAR 2007
DEATH PLACE Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
MEDIUM Lithograph and intaglio on paper
DATE 1975
DIMENSIONS 50.2cm x 52.1cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2016.12.11
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: the Laura Brandon Collection of Canadian Women’s Art, Ottawa Art Gallery, gift of Laura Brandon, 2016
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A print depicts an abstraction with geometric forms and contrasting warm and cold tones. The central composition shows a symmetric arrangement of four orange circles above an orange spade shape. A light triangular shape, traced with a fine purple line and with a circle in its center, sits above the five orange shapes. A bright yellow circle is depicted behind those elements, as a ring of light. The background is a dark blue square covered with small dots resembling Braille, with a slightly lighter blue border. The lighter border contains the small Braille-like dots as well. The entire composition is surrounded by a white border.

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