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Étude #5 [Study #5]

Edmund Alleyn

BIRTH YEAR 1932
BIRTH PLACE Quebec City, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 2004
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Oil pastel on paper
DATE 1964
DIMENSIONS 26cm x 20.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1343
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 brightly coloured oil pastel sketch depicting a white, blue and orange figure outlined in black at the centre of the image, with yellow and black fields of colour in the background. The figure has a rounded "head" with a black spot on the left side and below that, five feather-like forms are fanned out across the page. The feather-like forms are half blue and half white, with a series of dark blue dots surrounded by orange swirls across the midsection.

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