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Genoveva L (r); Nue assise [Sitting Nude] (v)

Clarence Gagnon

BIRTH YEAR 1881
BIRTH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 1942
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Conté on paper
DATE c. 1905 - 1908
DIMENSIONS 20.3cm x 26cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0346
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery. Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
[Recto] A brown coloured sketch study of a nude, breasted figure seen in two positions: kneeling with their right hand on their chin, and sitting on their heels with their left arm outstretched. [Verso] A brown coloured sketch study of a nude, breasted seated figure in profile with their head turned away from the viewer and arm outstretched. Their hair is pulled back. There is a faint sketch of a head in profile smoking a pipe, in the upper left corner.

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