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Park at Night

Philip Surrey

BIRTH YEAR 1910
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1990
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Watercolour, conté, acrylic, chalk and graphite on paper
DATE 1963
DIMENSIONS 41.8cm x 31.8cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1423
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 a park scene at night, with street lamps staggered throughout dark trees in the background, and two couples in the foreground. The figure on the left is wearing a white dress and their partner, wearing a crimson shirt (clothing), is embracing them from behind. The couple on the right is walking hand-in-hand along a blue path, one figure is in a white dress and the other is in blue. The grass is green, with the shadows of the trees cast across it.

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