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The Embryo

B. Hutch

BIRTH YEAR 1915
DEATH YEAR 1988
MEDIUM Enamel, copper, acrylic and sand on canvas
DATE 1958
DIMENSIONS 43.5cm x 27cm x 2.5cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0491
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 red painted panel abstraction with splatters of black oil paint on background. An applied embryo figure is attached to the surface of panel. The raised embryo is composed of two rounded shapes, a tail, two triangular type legs and one spiral shape projection. The "head" of the embryo has a large, round, blue and white eye superimposed.

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