Self Portrait with Cat

Artist: Blackadder, Elizabeth Violet, Dame, DBE OBE RA RSA · 1931-2021

This theme of the self portrait with cat was one that Blackadder appears to have been exploring in the nineteen seventies. There is an earlier painting "Self Portrait with Cat" 1973 reproduced on page 31 of the catalogue "Elizabeth Blackadder" A Scottish Arts Council Exhibition, 1981. Another painting "Self Portrait with Irises and Cat" 1982 is reproduced on page 12 alongside the Diploma Work in "Elizabeth Blackadder" by Judith Bumpus.