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Chinese Poets

Maxwell Bates

BIRTH YEAR 1906
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1980
DEATH PLACE Victoria, British Columbia
MEDIUM Ink on rag paper
DATE 1974
DIMENSIONS 36.4cm x 51.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1460
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 loose black ink sketch depicts two long bearded figures at the centre of the image, surrounded by bamboo-like foliage shaded in with an ink wash. The figure on the right is seated in profile, looking to the left, with their hands held together in front of him. The other looks at the viewer.

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