House at Sunset [Maison au coucher de soleil]

Georges Delfosse

Date de naissance 1869
Lieu de naissance Saint-Henri-de-Mascouche, Quebec
Date du décès 1939
Lieu du décès Montreal, Quebec

When was the last time you stopped to watch the sunset? Take a moment to bask in the soft glow of sundown in Georges Delfosse’s chalk pastel work, House at Sunset. Born in Mascouche, QC in 1869, painter and illustrator Georges Delfosse had a knack for capturing light and colour. Delfosse made his success as an artist in Montreal, and throughout his almost 60-year career, he created over 3,000 works, including paintings, many church murals and frescoes, pastels, and watercolours.

Technique Pastel sec sur papier
DATE v. 1920
DIMENSIONS 28.6cm x 24.9cm
Numéro d'acquisition FAC 0309
Détails Collection Firestone d’art canadien, Galerie d’art d’Ottawa Don de la Fondation du patrimoine ontarien à la ville d’Ottawa
Description du catalogue
A pastel illustration of a house in middle-ground with a person standing outside it, and a tree in front of the house in the foreground. Executed in blue, brown, and yellow-orange colours.

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