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Gunnar Mines (r): Gunnar Mines Close-up (v)

A. Y. Jackson

BIRTH YEAR 1882
BIRTH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 1974
DEATH PLACE Kleinburg, Ontario
MEDIUM Oil on panel
DATE 1958
DIMENSIONS 34.3cm x 26.4cm x 0.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0656
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] Browns, blues and yellows are the main coloures used to paint this loose depiction of a landscape with industrial buildings along the mid-ground, along the shore of a body of water with several islands in it and low hills on the distant shores. In the foreground is a brown land with rocks and low vegetation. There is a pile of something painted in bright yellow, next to a rectangular blue building in the middle-ground.[Verso] Muddled browns and blues, with some yellow-green is used to paint a landscape with rocks and a bare tree in the foreground and buildings in the background with a body of water on the left. The sky is depicted in a wavy layer of blue and grey above that. The prominent building is square, windowless and has a tall pyramid shaped roof.

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