Jazmina Cininas 'Ann of Meremoisa 1623'

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Jazmina Cininas’s practice revolves around the female werewolf. In this work, she transcribes a true event from 1623, in which thirteen Estonian women were tried as werewolves, among them Ann - the subject of this work. 

Ann confessed to the charge of werewolf but denied that she was responsible for the death of a horse and small animals. Peppered with Baltic symbols - the Estonian horse, European mink cornflower - this work explores the line between the real and imagined. It brings the viewer back to a time rife with witches, werewolves and feared femininity.

An academic, lecturer and artist, Cininas has held prestigious residencies here and abroad, received a doctorate and is represented in public collections, including the National Gallery of Victoria and the National Gallery of Australia. Her rich, howling work is alive - full moon or not - and will illuminate collections of contemporary, historical and feminist art.


Jazmina CININAS (1965 - )
'Ann of Meremoisa 1623' 2007
linocut on paper
Edition of 30
Image Size: 62 x 45 cm
Dimensions: 77 x 57 cm
Signed: Signed, titled and editioned
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Embossed with a Port Jackson Press seal in margin

Condition: Very Good: Describes a work of art’s image As New, but may show some small signs of surrounding wear. There are no tears to paper margin or disruption to paint surface. Image is in Fine condition.

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