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Mackenzie Delta, Aklavik

Franklin Arbuckle

BIRTH YEAR 1909
BIRTH PLACE Toronto, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 2001
DEATH PLACE Toronto, Ontario
MEDIUM Oil pastel, graphite and pencil crayon on paper
DATE 1958
DIMENSIONS 34.1cm x 34.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1454
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 landscape sketch with a body of still blue water in the foreground and a line of dark green and brown trees along the shore in the background of the image, reflecting onto the waters surface. In the centre of the image, a large brown and white house boat is sitting in the water, with three tall posts emerging from the water in the foreground. A colourful line of clothing is hanging from a line strung across the top of the boat. There is small strip of clouded grey sky with black birds flying across it and a plume of blue smoke coming from the boat.

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