Political Commentary (Capitalist - Dictator - Victim)

Arthur Lismer

BIRTH YEAR 1885
BIRTH PLACE Sheffield, England
DEATH YEAR 1969
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Graphite on paper
DATE 1935
DIMENSIONS 28.6cm x 21.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0771
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 cartoon sketch depicts three figures; a business man, a robber holding a gun, and a baby, with the captions "capitalist", "dictator", and "victim" respectively above their heads. The business man hands the robber some money, while he looks at the baby.

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