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 with three figures on the edge of a lake, with mountains in the distance. There is one figure holding a towel above him 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 her shoulders. The third figure is seated in the foreground on the left, wearing a blue bathing suit and clasping her hands around her 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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