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GLAHA 41138: 'Ill Omen', or, 'Girl in the East Wind with Ravens Passing the Moon' 1893 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41138
"Ill Omen", or, "Girl in the East Wind with Ravens Passing the Moon" 1893
(watercolour)

CRE MACDONALD, Frances; (English; 1873-1921)


Materials:
pencil and watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
51.7 x 42.7
Frame:
AtU
Marks:
References:
(cat.ii) BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1979 'Mackintosh Watercolours', London: John Murray
Notes:
This watercolour's alternative title "Girl in the East Wind with Ravens Passing the Moon" captures Frances Macdonald's interest in the twilight world of Celtic or, more simply, northern legend. Death and mystery were frequent subjects in her work.
Keywords:
WATERCOLOUR : RAVENS : STYLISED FEMALE FIGURE : OMEN : CRM ONLINE :

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