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Self Portrait in Best Dress

© the artist. Photo credit: University of Warwick

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This self portrait was purchased from the Royal Academy Schools exhibition in 1970. Ibbotson returned to this theme when, from 1975–1977, she painted a series of self portraits. Her outdoor views similarly have a remarkable clarity, containing precise and accurate details. In the 1980s she painted an extensive series of studies in a council estate near her Falmouth home which are intensely atmospheric – rather like the paintings made more recently by George Shaw.

University of Warwick

Coventry


Date

1970

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 137 x W 137 cm

Accession number

wu0414w

Acquisition method

purchased from the Royal Academy Schools, 1970

Work type

Painting


Normally on display at

University of Warwick

Mead Gallery, University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 7AL England

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