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Ostara and Damocles, 2015

by Julia deVille

porcelain doll made by artist at age 11, sterling silver, gold plate, rubies (0.14ct), antique Victorian christening gown, bloomers from artist’s Little Red Riding Hood doll, spun polyester, linen, raven, black rhodium plate, black spinel (8.80ct), black rose-cut diamonds (5.5ct), amethyst, glass and wood
Courtesy of the artist; Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne; and Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

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