Commuters

Philip Surrey

BIRTH YEAR 1910
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1990
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Watercolour, acrylic, graphite and pencil crayon on paper
DATE 1975
DIMENSIONS 41.3cm x 34.1cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1441
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 painting of the interior of a train car with rust brown walls and window frames and green seats. There are various seated figures and two standing in the aisle. There is a man in the foreground on the right reading a newspaper, and a woman standing in the foreground on the left wearing a spotted scarf. Lights illuminate the ceiling along the central corridor of the train car.

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