Shrubbery, Vancouver Island I (r); Man and Four Pelicans (v)

Arthur Lismer

BIRTH YEAR 1885
BIRTH PLACE Sheffield, England
DEATH YEAR 1969
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Watercolour and charcoal on paper (r); Ink on paper (v)
DATE 1954 (r); n.d. (v)
DIMENSIONS 30cm x 23cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0800
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 watercolour in saturated blues and greens depicts a close-up of a plant with pinnate compound leaves. (verso) An ink sketch depicts a man in the lower left portion of the page, with his back to the viewer, wearing a hat and holding something under his right arm, and a study of four pelicans in various stages of completion.

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