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Gardener

Maxwell Bates

BIRTH YEAR 1906
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1980
DEATH PLACE Victoria, British Columbia
MEDIUM Ink on paper
DATE 1974
DIMENSIONS 31.1cm x 45.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1461
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 rough sketch depicts a gardener, wearing striped pants, a checkered coat and a hat, kneeling in front of a group of flowers in the lower right hand corner of the image. There is a small trowel beside the gardener on the left and a quick background sketched behind him, depicting a stone path. The scene is done with thin, black ink outlines.

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