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Sun and Sails

William Hughes Taylor

BIRTH YEAR 1891
BIRTH PLACE Port Stanley, Falkland Islands
DEATH YEAR 1980
MEDIUM Oil pastel and graphite on panel
DATE 1921
DIMENSIONS 25.6cm x 20.5cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1179
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery. Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
The image depicts a seaside or lakeshore scene in pastel colours. A group of sailboats float in a body of water in the middle ground of the image, with a sandy shore and green land in the background and a landing in the foreground. There is a figure standing on the land in the foreground and two boats nearby with a figure in each. The water is blue, with the reflection of creamy, peach sails in it.

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