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Print - Self-Portrait (Veronica's Veil)

Self-Portrait (Veronica's Veil)

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    USA (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1980s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wright, Michael (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour inkjet print on continuous stationery paper with holes (sprockets)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patric Prince

  • Museum number:

    E.1023-2008

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case PAT, shelf 3

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.

Place of Origin

USA (probably, made)

Date

1980s (made)

Artist/maker

Wright, Michael (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour inkjet print on continuous stationery paper with holes (sprockets)

Dimensions

Length: 28 cm, Width: 23.9 cm with perforation

Descriptive line

Colour inkjet print, 'Self Portrait (Veronica's Veil)', by Michael Wright, USA, 1980s.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Colour printing

Subjects depicted

Female head

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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