Female figure

Ann Verdcourt, Artist

This is one of the ceramic artworks in our collection. The place and date where it was made are unknown.
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About the Work
“This figure for me evokes the Venus of Willendorf and Prehistoric Fertility Figures. I’m interested in how the female image can be represented and am drawn to this sculpture as it evokes these early representations of the female.” – Zahra Killeen-Chance, ‘My Choice’ October 2021
Measurements
25 x 33 x 102 mm
Media
ceramic
Description
Ceramic female figure from front. Round in shape with arms folded behind her back. Large breasts, stomach and thighs. Ceramic almost white in colour covered in a reddish wash.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of the artist
Collection Type
Study Material

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Accession Number:
E2017/27

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