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Self portrait (pastel 1980)

Self Portrait (pastel 1980)

The back view of a seated woman. The drawing is divided into clear sections of different colours. We see the body from the top of her head to the back of her rounded upper thighs through a transparent chair-like structure. We see the side of the face topped by dark black-blue cropped hair. Her long slender back is divided by a sweeping backbone. Beneath strongly defined shoulder blades the left of the back has a pale green hue, while the right side is a soft yellow. This yellow is echoed by a darker shade on the left buttock against terracotta on the right one. The background is a series of large dark and bright blue shapes.