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After the explosion of the nuclear bomb, a woman in a red dress stands in a dead forest in darkness, below the sun and the moon. Watercolour by M. Bishop, 1970.

Bishop, Mary, active approximately 1955-1975.
April 1970
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About this work


[Netherne, Surrey], April 1970.

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; sheet 50.3 x 37.8 cm


Bikini. Ten years after. Nothing grows, only weeds. After the explosion. It is dangerous to touch anything. M.H. Bishop April 1970


Adamson Collection/Wellcome Library no. 2869464i

Creator/production credits

Executed by M. Bishop at Netherne Hospital in Surrey, with support from Edward Adamson

Lettering note

The subject, the name of the artist and the date are inscribed by Edward Adamson on the verso

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in "War of Nerves: Psychological Landscapes of the Cold War" at The Wende Museum, Culver City, USA, 16 September 2018 - 13 January 2019


This work is untitled; the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.


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