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Fireweed

Philip Surrey

BIRTH YEAR 1910
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1990
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Oil on canvas mounted on cardboard
DATE 1932
DIMENSIONS 35.6cm x 25.7cm x 1.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1369
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 dark forested landscape with dead tree stumps in the foreground and small purple wildflowers growing at the roots. Taller tree trunks are seen in the background, silhouetted against a dark purple-gray sky.

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