Ciel en feu [Sky on Fire]

Claude Picher

BIRTH YEAR 1927
BIRTH PLACE Quebec City, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 1998
DEATH PLACE Matane, Quebec
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATE 1969
DIMENSIONS 61.3cm x 46cm x 1.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1095
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Broad, textured patches of paint applied with a paint knife are used to illustrate a semi abstract landscape. There is an inclined, green and yellow land in the lower third of the image and a blue and mauve sky above with a burst of red at the middle.

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