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The Violinist

Henri Masson

BIRTH YEAR 1907
BIRTH PLACE Namur, Belgium
DEATH YEAR 1996
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Gouache and graphite on laid paper
DATE 1970
DIMENSIONS 46.4cm x 61.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1016
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 sketch in black, blue and white, on grey paper depicts a figure seated on a bench playing a violin (musical instrument), with an open case on the bench beside them. Another figure is standing in a window in the background, with their hands resting on the window sill, observing the violinist. There is a plant beside their on the left.

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