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The sacred vessel (artwork)

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About this work


A painting by Psychiatric Patient 9 - "Rowana" which shows a two handled jug with face-like features. The conflict has gone, this is more in the archaic linear style. It shows a therapeutic regression [Rita Simon].

The painting is reproduced in The Symbolism of Style page 77, fig. 5.3.

The title has been taken from the caption used in Rita Simon's publication.

Rita Simon's style classification: Archaic Linear.



Physical description

1 artwork Bodycolour. 52 x 34.8 cm.

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