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Mountain Summer

Jack Shadbolt

BIRTH YEAR 1909
BIRTH PLACE Shoeburyness, England
DEATH YEAR 1998
DEATH PLACE Vancouver, British Columbia
MEDIUM Ink, latex, crayon and charcoal on paper
DATE 1974
DIMENSIONS 101.6cm x 151.8cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1280a-c
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 triptych featuring butterflies (insect) and flowers.1280a: The form of a large butterfly fills the image and is painted with colourful abstract forms within. The background is blue and purple in the upper half, and short strokes of white and green fill the bottom half.1280b: Butterflies flutter across a busy scene with brown and white foliage on the floor, a blue and purple sky in the background, and colourful pink, red, purple, and blue foliage at the left side. 1280c: A flower and other, abstract forms in a mix of red, purple, blue, yellow, and pink fill this image. The upper portion of the image is a lighter wash of blue, brown and white.

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