Self-Portrait (Veronica's Veil)

Print
1980s (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

The colour print shows a female face, holding up with her two hands - right up to below her chin - a mirror or picture or perhaps the "veil" (from the title). On the latter is a male portrait, the self-portrait of the artist Michael Wright. Printed on continuous stationery paper (US: 'tractor-feed paper') with its tear-off perforation on each of the two longitudinal sides. The perforation on the upper side is torn off.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour inkjet print on continuous stationery paper with holes (sprockets)
Brief Description
Colour inkjet print, 'Self Portrait (Veronica's Veil)', by Michael Wright, USA, 1980s.
Physical Description
The colour print shows a female face, holding up with her two hands - right up to below her chin - a mirror or picture or perhaps the "veil" (from the title). On the latter is a male portrait, the self-portrait of the artist Michael Wright. Printed on continuous stationery paper (US: 'tractor-feed paper') with its tear-off perforation on each of the two longitudinal sides. The perforation on the upper side is torn off.
Dimensions
  • Length: 28cm
  • With perforation width: 23.9cm
Copy Number
Original
Credit line
Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patric Prince
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
E.1023-2008

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record createdJune 8, 2009
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