Aida and the Mirror

Selma Bortner1990

James A. Michener Art Museum

James A. Michener Art Museum

From 1968 until 1991 painter and printmaker Selma Bortner taught printmaking at Bucks County Community College. After a battle with breast cancer in the late 1980s, Bortner created a series of Aida images that express her feelings of loss and pain as a result of the experience.

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  • Title: Aida and the Mirror
  • Creator: Selma Bortner
  • Date: 1990
  • Physical Dimensions: w36 x h30 inches
  • Credit Line: James A. Michener Art Museum. Museum purchase funded by an Anonymous Donor from the Bucks Biennial I Exhibition.
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: James A. Michener Art Museum
  • Medium: linoleum print on paper