Patricia Mangione

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Patricia Mangione - Day of Diagnosis
Patricia Mangione
Haverford, Pennsylvania

Day of Diagnosis
Oil on linen canvas
24 x 24 inches
1998-1999
Catalog No. 24

My diagnosis of multiple myeloma came abruptly after saying goodbye to my brother, who succumbed to another type of cancer. It was a fearful announcement, and a sense of despair overwhelmed me. After several years of treatment, the cancer seems to be held in check. I am now able to do the work that is such a part of my life -- my artwork.