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A.Y. Jackson as Clown, II (r); Elephant Walking (v)

Arthur Lismer

BIRTH YEAR 1885
BIRTH PLACE Sheffield, England
DEATH YEAR 1969
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Ink, pencil crayon and charcoal on paper (r); Charcoal on paper (v)
DATE 1955
DIMENSIONS 24.9cm x 20cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0821
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] An exaggerated sketch depicts a figure dressed as a clown. The figure stands in the right side of the page, with their head turned to the right, feet splayed apart, and an outstretched hand that has loopy, widespread fingers. There are red accents on their upper body.[Verso] A rough sketch of an elephant, drawn in profile.

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