The Garden Tools

Jack Shadbolt

BIRTH YEAR 1909
BIRTH PLACE Shoeburyness, England
DEATH YEAR 1998
DEATH PLACE Vancouver, British Columbia
MEDIUM Graphite on paper
DATE 1942
DIMENSIONS 45.2cm x 58.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1139
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 detailed, delicate sketch depicts a variety of gardening tools piled against a the side of a building that is partially in the frame of the picture on the right. A woodpile is stacked on the left side of the image, with a pair of shears lying atop it. The space between looks out to a garden in the background with a small rock wall and trees in the distance.

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