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The Encounter

Jennifer Dickson

BIRTH YEAR 1936
BIRTH PLACE Piet Retief, South Africa
MEDIUM Shadow Box
DATE 1979
DIMENSIONS 62.9cm x 38.7cm x 6.4cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2021.15.35
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: Gift of the artist / Don de l’artiste, 2021
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
The work comprises of a wooden shadowbox with some plaster cast human hands inside. There are 6 hands of varying size along the bottom, 4 left hands and 2 right hands, with a larger hand reaching out to the largest of the hands along the bottom.

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