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Museum Notes: Nativity

Jack Shadbolt

BIRTH YEAR 1909
BIRTH PLACE Shoeburyness, England
DEATH YEAR 1998
DEATH PLACE Vancouver, British Columbia
MEDIUM Ink on paper
DATE 1957
DIMENSIONS 21cm x 9.8cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1156
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery. Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Three separate sketches on the same page. From top to bottom: a nativity scene with a boat in the background and a city on the left; a reclining figure with their arm held over their head; and a stylized animal with three legs and patterning on its body, with notes made by the artist all around it.

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