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The Clown

Miller Brittain

BIRTH YEAR 1912
BIRTH PLACE Saint John, New Brunswick
DEATH YEAR 1968
DEATH PLACE Saint John, New Brunswick
MEDIUM Oil pastel, conté and gouache on paper
DATE 1965
DIMENSIONS 36cm x 43.7cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1244
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 surreal-like depiction of a figure wearing a tall pointed yellow hat (clothing) on top of a bulbous head with a long neck and holding arms above it's head. There are bright burst of stars exploding from the figure's hands. The figure is painted in white and pink, against a blue background with a pink floor. There is a tall pole on the left. The image is drawn within a rectangular frame with rounded corners.

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