Three Nudes I

Philip Surrey

BIRTH YEAR 1910
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1990
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Charcoal and watercolour on paper
DATE 1965
DIMENSIONS 27.9cm x 19.7cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1425
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 rough sketch on blue paper depicts three female figures, wearing short transparent dresses, on a sidewalk. The appear as though about to run off, to the right side of the frame. The ground is marked with a grid and the shadows of the girls are cast to the right. There is a strip in the background filled with a wash of grey-brown.

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