King Solomon

Ghitta Caiserman

BIRTH YEAR 1923
BIRTH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 2005
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Oil and paper on masonite
DATE 1986
DIMENSIONS 122cm x 61cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2017.01.23
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Kathe Roth, 2017
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A portrait of a man wearing a crown and robe, painted with heavy texture in muted shades of green, mauve and red, with black, white and grey shading. The man is seated on the right side of the image with his arm held out to the left side, towards a bird in the foreground. A birdcage hangs in the background on the left. A cluster of discs hangs in the top centre of the image; one has the reflection of a face on it.

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