Fisherman's Discards (r); Untitled (v)

Arthur Lismer

BIRTH YEAR 1885
BIRTH PLACE Sheffield, England
DEATH YEAR 1969
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Wax crayon on paper (r) ; Graphite on paper (v)
DATE 1954 (r); n.d. (v)
DIMENSIONS 30.2cm x 22.5cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0810
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 sketch depicting a tangled heap of fish entrails. (verso) A multi-component sketch depicting six different designs: there is the head of a figure wearing a hat with a shell-like design on the front in the lower left portion of the page and a column with a decorative capital on the right side of the page. A couple of leaf-like designs lie in between and two rounded or dome-shaped designed are above.

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