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Self Portrait

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Ben Uri Collection

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Using pen and ink and white paint on paper, realist painter Alfred Daniels invokes several processes: the monochrome colouring suggests a black-and-white photograph but also creates the illusion of a woodcut, while the chalky white surface points to his practice as a mural painter.

Ben Uri Gallery & Museum



pen, ink & white paint on paper & board


H 35 x W 26.5 cm

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Acquisition method

presented by Celia Spencer in memory of her parents Judah and Dinah Beach, Founder Members of the Society, 1993

Work type

Drawing & watercolour

Signature/marks description

Signed (reverso left): Alfred Daniels


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Ben Uri Gallery & Museum

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