The "Physical Beauty" series started with found vintage photos of women and men interacting. I found a book from the early 1900s, focused on the ideal size of a woman's body, describing what the caliber of physical beauty was expected at the time. Throughout the background there is vintage sheet music, gold leaf, clippings of the Physical Beauty book, black, white, and gold oil paint, and an antique cabinet card of various couples playing.
This mixed media piece is on 5x7" gallery wrapped canvas. The canvas has a hook on the back for easy hanging and is signed by the artist, Dorothy Collier.