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Montréal from Place Ville Marie

Henri Masson

BIRTH YEAR 1907
BIRTH PLACE Namur, Belgium
DEATH YEAR 1996
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Watercolour, wax and crayon on paper
DATE 1965
DIMENSIONS 59.1cm x 46.4cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1009
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 busy sketch of a city from an elevated viewpoint. The image looks down onto a variety of buildings, including skyscrapers, and cars (vehicle) in the road at the bottom centre. There is a green strip of land across the background, in the upper quarter of the image. The buildings are coloured mostly in brown and white, with accents of purple, yellow, blue, red and green.

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