Clown

Ghitta Caiserman

BIRTH YEAR 1923
BIRTH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 2005
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Ink and gouache on paper
DATE 1959
DIMENSIONS 25.4cm x 34.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0097
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A drawing depicts two masked figures standing side by side. A male figure on the left is wearing the ruffled collar of a clown and holds his arms outstretched down and to the right. The woman, on the right, wears her mask on the side of her head, facing the male figure. Her breasts are exposed and there is a clock on her abdomen. She is surrounded in blue, while the male figure is in shades of grey.

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