Museums Home BMAGiC Home Search Browse BMAGiC Help About BMAGiC Contact Us
           

Etching - Le Septième Jour (The Seventh Day)

View main imageView larger image
© The Artist

Additional Images

Click on each image below to view at full size:
View image 2 

Basic Information

Accession Number:1997P13.10
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1965 - 1965

Maker Information

Artist:Jennifer Dickson - View biography for Jennifer Dickson
Publisher:Editions Alecto Ltd - View history

Notes

The portfolio or suite of images was adopted by most of the leading avant-garde artists in the early part of this century. This format has continued to provide artists with a vital means of working through a body of ideas. The ten colour etchings of 'La Genèse' or Genesis were executed during the period of Dickson's pregnancy in 1964-65. Their symbolism evolved in the sequence in which they finally appeared in the portfolio, beginning with 'L'Origine' (In the Beginning) and concluding with 'Le Septième Jour' (The Seventh Day).

Presented by the artist and her son, William David Sweetman, in memory of William Gear, 1997.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century
Medium:Soft ground etching, deeply etched with stop-out.
Material(s):Paper
Place of Origin:Steyning, Sussex, England

Dimensions

Height:571 mm
Width:791 mm