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Maxwell Bates

BIRTH YEAR 1906
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1980
DEATH PLACE Victoria, British Columbia
MEDIUM Oil on canvas board
DATE 1978
DIMENSIONS 30.5cm x 40.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1469
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 semi-abstract figures wearing black suits and bowties set against a heavily textured background that is red on the left and a muddled yellow on the right. The faces of the figures, clockwise from the top, are white, purple, green and red. The figure with the white face has a pink shirt and dark pink tie.

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