Copper Cliff from Creighton, Ont.

Alan C. Collier

BIRTH YEAR 1911
BIRTH PLACE Toronto, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 1990
DEATH PLACE Toronto, Ontario
MEDIUM Oil on panel
DATE 1954
DIMENSIONS 41.3cm x 31.1cm x 0.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0263
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 landscape depicting smokestacks on the left erupting with teems of smoke, blowing to the right, coming from a distant industrial plant on the horizon. The horizon is set in the bottom quarter of the image, with the landscape below painted in brown, ochre and black. Low, blue mountains are in the distance, beyond the plant. The upper half of the image is occupied by the sky, painted in darkening hues of blue.

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