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Parcel Four, February 1969

Betty Goodwin
Canadian, 1923 - 2008
etching and open bite, printed twice, on wove paper
55.7 x 44.1 cm; plate: 35 x 42.9 cm; impression: 53.5 x 42.9 cm overall
Purchased 1999
National Gallery of Canada (no. 40118)
© Betty Goodwin

Goodwin's practice of developing her ideas in gradual steps is evident here. Now the parcel is the dominant image, but it is covered with graffiti alluding to the home and work addresses of the artist and her husband.


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