Sand Pit near Buckingham

Henri Masson

BIRTH YEAR 1907
BIRTH PLACE Namur, Belgium
DEATH YEAR 1996
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Conté and watercolour on paper
DATE 1935
DIMENSIONS 61.6cm x 48.7cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 0944
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 soft sketch depicts a landscape of rolling mountains in the background, scattered with trees and a few houses, and a sandpit in the foreground. The foreground is filled with large, eroded hillsides and there is a road on the right with small fence posts lining in that leads into the pit. Tracks run from the road across the floor of the sandpit in the foreground.

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