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Ferguson’s Rock Study

Philip Surrey

BIRTH YEAR 1910
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1990
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Ink, watercolour, charcoal and graphite on paper
DATE n.d.
DIMENSIONS 31cm x 23.5cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1432
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 colourful landscape sketch with three figures on the edge of a lake, with mountains in the distance. There is one figure holding a towel above their head on the end of a dock on the right side of the picture. Another figure is standing on a rock in the foreground, wearing a purple bikini and holding a blue towel above their shoulders (clothing). The third figure is seated in the foreground on the left, wearing a blue bathing suit and clasping their hands around a bent knee, with the other leg extended. There are green trees and grass along the left. The surface of the lake and sky are painted in a light purple and have darker spots of purple across them.

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