Night Island

Jack Shadbolt

BIRTH YEAR 1909
BIRTH PLACE Shoeburyness, England
DEATH YEAR 1998
DEATH PLACE Vancouver, British Columbia
MEDIUM Gouache on paper
DATE 1961
DIMENSIONS 72.4cm x 57.2cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1161
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 semi abstract landscape depicts a coastal scene as seen at night, with dark grey water and bright white buildings with boats along the shore, wrapping around the left hand side and across the background of the painting. The buildings are accented with red, blue and purple, and there is a single concentration of yellow on the left side. The sky is dark grey.

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