Etude de trois nus (r); Femme agenouillée (v)

Clarence Gagnon

BIRTH YEAR 1881
BIRTH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 1942
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Graphite on paper (r); Conté on paper (v)
DATE c. 1905 - 1908
DIMENSIONS 21cm x 27cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0350
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 study sketch of a nude female body seen in three viewpoints. To the left of the picture plane depicts the upper body of a nude female with her left arm outstretched. On the right side of the picture plane is a study of a female breast and a third study of the lower torso of a female body. (verso) A kneeling woman, drawn in profile, wearing a loose robe of voluminous fabric. She is holding something in her lap. Her hair is worn up with ornaments in it.

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