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Gay Nineties Restaurant

Maxwell Bates

BIRTH YEAR 1906
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1980
DEATH PLACE Victoria, British Columbia
MEDIUM Gouache and ink on paper
DATE 1973
DIMENSIONS 46cm x 31.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1455
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 cartoon-like painting of a plain restaurant interior with two tables and various figures. The scene is done with thin, black ink outlines. Two servers painted in red clothing stand on the left side behind a table with a red checkered cloth set with plates and a bottle of wine. On the right, two figures painted in brown clothing are seated at a table with a white cloth. Another figure in a brown dress is standing to the right of the couple and there is a black and yellow figure between them in the background.

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