The Military

Arthur Lismer

BIRTH YEAR 1885
BIRTH PLACE Sheffield, England
DEATH YEAR 1969
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Ink on paper
DATE c. 1957
DIMENSIONS 20.3cm x 22.5cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0841
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 loose sketch depicts an artists study of three male characters, in various positions, wearing military costumes. The foremost figure, on the left side of the page, is drawn from the waist up and is has his hands positioned on his hips. There is a full figure to the right, standing with legs astride, looking to the left and a partial figure in profile above the other two with his hands held in front of him, turned up upward.

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