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The five senses and death. Watercolour by Elizabeth Painter, 1957.

Painter, Elizabeth, English watercolour painter, active 1937-1957.
Date
1957

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Description

Still-life: a telephone, a medicine bottle with spoon, a scent bottle, a razor, and a pair of binoculars, representing hearing, taste, smell, touch, and sight respectively. In the centre, a skull representing death

Lettering

Five and one

Publication/Creation

1957

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; sheet 40 x 29.2 cm

Biographical note

Label on backing board gives artist's address as Little Much, East Sarston, Nr Newbury

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 460376i



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