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Maxwell Bates

BIRTH YEAR 1906
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1980
DEATH PLACE Victoria, British Columbia
MEDIUM Watercolour on textured embossed paper
DATE 1977
DIMENSIONS 59.5cm x 44.5cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1468
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Loose brushstrokes depict four figures standing in line across a background of newsprint painted in beige with a large black rectangle in the upper middle area. The shortest figure is standing on the left side, dressed in a red-brown top and pants. The second figure on the left is dressed in blue, standing with his back to the viewer. The central figure is wearing a yellow sweater and brown skirt and the figure on the right is wearing a striped red outfit and has a large mass of short brown hair.

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