Bell Jar by Chitra Merchant*

by Chitra Merchant

A beautiful watercolour, part of Merchant’s series of paintings, prints and drawings which use the image of a bell jar as a metaphor for a state of vacuum. Artist Sales: this work is sold by the artist.
£85.00

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Artwork details

Artist Chitra Merchant
Medium Painting
Dimensions 15 x 14cm
Fabric & material Watercolour/ Paper

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Artwork description

This beautiful watercolour, Bell Jar, is part of an ongoing series of paintings, prints and drawings that use the image of a bell jar as a metaphor for a state of vacuum, forcing its contents into permanent inactivity. The contents of the Bell jars in this series allude to a variety of emotional, psychological and political statements for the viewer to interpret.

Artist Sales: this work is sold by the artist. The sale is facilitated by RA Enterprises (RAE) for which RAE receives a commission from the artist only.

About Chitra Merchant

Chitra Merchant was born in India and completed her BA in Psychology in Bangalore before departing for a year working at an artist’s studio in West Africa.


Merchant came to the UK in the 1990s, completing another degree in Illustration at the University of West England and discovering her love of printmaking. Following group exhibitions, in 2001 she based herself at... Go to artist page