Rebecca Ivatts
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Memorare (Auguste Deter and Ramón y Cajal)

Rebecca Ivatts - Memorare (Auguste Deter and Ramón y Cajal)

Memorare (Auguste Deter and Ramón y Cajal)

Acrylic paint and linens on board

84.1 x 59.4cm

Auguste Deter, Dr Alois Alzheimer’s first famous patient is portrayed here as a religious icon whose crown is an atrophied Alzheimer’s brain. Her sleeves pay homage to the father of neuroscience Ramón y Cajal.