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Self Portrait as Bianca

Jennifer Dickson

BIRTH YEAR 1936
BIRTH PLACE Piet Retief, South Africa
MEDIUM Blue velvet covered box with photograph of Dickson as Bianca Capello and bronze mask, referring to the Ridotto in Venice
DATE 1970-75
DIMENSIONS 20.3cm x 27.9cm x 12.1cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2021.15.33
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: Gift of the artist / Don de l’artiste, 2021
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
The work is comprised of a blue velvet box containing a black-and-white image of a figure wearing a masquerade mask with a full faced brass mask with black ribbons inside of the box. The box has been tipped on the side to open like a book.

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