Bus Stop

Philip Surrey

BIRTH YEAR 1910
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1990
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATE 1964
DIMENSIONS 50.8cm x 76.5cm x 1.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1424
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 cityscape with a figure in a blue jacket with a yellow stripe standing at a street corner in front of a bus stop. The bus stop is marked by a yellow and black circular sign and there is a traffic light on the street corner behind that. There is a stone building on the right side in the foreground with a set of stairs and iron railing descending onto the sidewalk. Black, bare tree branches are hanging over the boy's head, coming from around the side of the building in the upper half of the image. In the background, a red building sits across the street and there is a car and person walking in the street on the left. A muted sun is sitting in the sky in the distance on the left.

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