Olympia Hermited by Maria Downey

Olympia Hermited by Maria Downey

Olympia Hermited

Maria Downey

Title

Olympia Hermited

 
Artist
Year
c. 1980  
Technique
etching 
Image Size
17 5/8 x 23 7/8" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
6 of 9  
Annotations
pencil titled, editioned, and copyrighted (after signature) 
Reference
 
Paper
cream wove 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
22798 
Price
$200.00 
Description
A visual reference to Manet's "Olympia" oil painting, only in this instance, the woman is alone in a closed off room, hair down, her eyes trained on the television screen as opposed to the viewer, suggesting an air of hermitic solitude.