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 male figures with long beards 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 his hands held together in front of him.

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