Three Mirrors

Dorothy Moss Kay

Oil on Board
100.5 x 53cm
Signed: "Dorothy Kay" (Lower/Left)


Verso:               Titled on Verso

                           Exhibition Label

                           Provenance Label: "Three Mirrors by Dorothy Kay.  Lent by Mrs Joan Wright, 9 Westy Borne Road, Port Elizabeth".

Illustrated:         Reynolds, M. (Ed). 1989. Everything you do is a Portrait of Yourself - Dorothy Kay a Biography. Alec Marjorie Reynolds, Rosebank. P. 363-4.  

                           Reynolds, M. (Ed). 1991. The Elvery Family: A Memory - Memoirs of the Artist Dorothy Kay. The Carrefour Press, Cape Town. P. 183.

Exhibitions:       43rd Exhibition of Eastern Province Society of Arts and Crafts in P.E 1960.

                            Retrospective Exhibition 1982.  South African National Gallery Catalogue No. 76, File No. 4/270 Receipt 5102 Loan Serial No. L82/336.






“Cookie, Annie Mavata” hangs in the Pretoria Art Museum, never to come onto the market again.  In “Three Mirrors”, which she executed in 1959 as an already established museum artist, she experimented with contemporary ideals and incorporated “Cookie, Annie Mavata” into the painting of the “Three Mirrors” with her Rococo catalogue.

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