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Deux femmes assises [Two Women Seated] (r); Nue étendue [Reclining Nude] (v)

Clarence Gagnon

BIRTH YEAR 1881
BIRTH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 1942
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Pencil on paper
DATE c. 1908 - 1912
DIMENSIONS 19.4cm x 13.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0357
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 graphite sketch of two nude figures in two profile positions: the figure on the left half of the image is seated holding their left foot, which is bent over their right leg. The second figure on the right half of the image is crouching on the tip of their toes with their upper torso extended over their lower body. They both have neck length hair. [Verso] A pencil sketch of a nude, breasted figure in profile lying on their back with their legs pulled up to their hips. Their front arm is reaching over their head and outside the image frame.

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