Adolescence

Jack Shadbolt

BIRTH YEAR 1909
BIRTH PLACE Shoeburyness, England
DEATH YEAR 1998
DEATH PLACE Vancouver, British Columbia
MEDIUM Graphite on paper
DATE 1942
DIMENSIONS 51.4cm x 62.7cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1140
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 detail, surreal sketch depicting a young girl in a dress holding a large cat in her arms in the foreground, and a forested landscape in the distant background with a castle on the left. There is a square clearing in front of the forest that is filled with small male and female figures, knights and a dragon on the left and cluster of exotic foliage on the right. A dark sky is drawn overhead.

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