Study of Shadows, Business Men III

Philip Surrey

BIRTH YEAR 1910
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1990
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Acrylic and graphite on paper
DATE 1956
DIMENSIONS 27.6cm x 18.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1410
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 coloured sketch depicts various male figures in identical trench coats and hats, walking towards the background. The men are walking on the left side of the page and are coloured in green. They are casting criss-crossing shadows, painted in crimson, into the right side of the image. Various perspective lines are drawn in pencil in throughout the image.

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