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Tourist Bus

Philip Surrey

BIRTH YEAR 1910
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1990
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATE 1972
DIMENSIONS 76.5cm x 51.1cm x 1.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1286
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 landscape with colourfully clothed figures standing in a parking lot surrounding a tour bus (vehicle) and three other cars. The bus and cars are painted in pastel yellows, greens, and peach. The parking lot looks out over a muted blue landscape with a body of water across it and a large blue sky above. There is a tall street lamp going across the picture, rising from behind the bus.

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