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No 7. Pointe de [la] forêt [No. 7, Tip of the Forest]

Claude Picher

BIRTH YEAR 1927
BIRTH PLACE Quebec City, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 1998
DEATH PLACE Matane, Quebec
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATE c. 1969
DIMENSIONS 122.2cm x 91.8cm x 1.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1102
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery. Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Short, broad, textured paint strokes, made with a paint knife, are used to paint a semi abstract landscape. There is a white and blue snow-covered hill in the foreground sloping from the right down to the left, a dark green, black and red land mass in the background, and sky filling the upper half of the image in various hues of blue.

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