South Beach, Vancouver Island

Arthur Lismer

BIRTH YEAR 1885
BIRTH PLACE Sheffield, England
DEATH YEAR 1969
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Oil on panel
DATE 1963
DIMENSIONS 40cm x 30.5cm x 0.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0905
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Thick strokes of blue and brown paint a picture of a channel of blue water along the centre of the painting, surrounded on both side and in the foreground by rocky cliffs. Only a small portion of the horizon is seen in the background, framed by rock faces. There is a bit of yellow/green vegetation on the rocks on the right-hand side.

OAG is CLOSED from JULY 1st to the 5th