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These Burdens I Bear
These Burdens I Bear
SLU Digital CollectionAkala
TitleThese Burdens I Bear
CreatorUdechukwu, Ada
Creator-BiographyNigerian; American
CultureIgbo
Date1990
Style-PeriodContemporary; Nsukka
Classgraphic arts
Typedrawing
Format-Mediumink and wash
Dimensions14 1/8 x 10 inches
DescriptionA female figure is bent over, her breasts, belly and hair loose and falling toward the ground. She appears like the limb of a tree, with bold black lines forming a trunk at the left side and swirls, like leaves or fruit, weighing down upon her
Subjectfigurative art; human figure; women; trees; breasts; hair; envelopment; bending; confinement; marriage; maternity; children; childbearing; birth; imprisonment; mothers
OwnerCollection of the artist
Record SourceRichard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/
Image File Namexlm_g_akala_udechukwu_ada_002_se.tif
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