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Artist / Maker : Ehlert, Jill ?
Title : Snake Goddess II (Mother and Child)
Date (Execution) : 1990
Geographical Origin : Bulgaria[?]
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Plaster and mixed media
Support / Technique : Canvas
Object Type : paintings (visual works)
Visual Description : Colour painting depicting an abstract shape surrounded by a number of borders and frames. The shape appears to be a stone humanoid statue of some kind. The frames or borders are three in total. The outermost border is copper in colour. The next frame or border within is teal in colour. The last frame or border within has a black and copper triangle pattern on it. Extending from the outermost frame on the bottom left and right sides are two abstract cobras. The cobras are attached to the frame and run vertically along the sides up to the top of the painting. The background is beige in colour with an area of teal at the bottom. The curvilinear lines on this teal area suggest that it is water. The use of plaster and other mixed media in some areas of the composition has resulted in the creation of a rough and bumpy surface texture.
Accession # : U001.11.599
Width (cm) : 50.50
Height (cm) : 61.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :