Lac Beaufort (r); Untitled (v)

Henri Masson

BIRTH YEAR 1907
BIRTH PLACE Namur, Belgium
DEATH YEAR 1996
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Watercolour and conté on paper (r); Watercolour and ink on paper (v)
DATE 1965 (r); n.d. (v)
DIMENSIONS 61cm x 46.2cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1008
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) The image depicts a lake shore with a line of coniferous trees in various shades of green along the background and the reflection of the trees in the water in the forefront. The water in the foreground, along the bottom of the painting, is blue-grey. (Verso) A painting of bare, black tree branches that fill the frame of the painting, with blurred patches of yellow, green, brown and crimson in the background. There is a strip of grey-blue sky above.

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