Nude sitting, resting on her hands

Lawren P. Harris

BIRTH YEAR 1910
BIRTH PLACE Toronto, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 1994
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Conté on paper
DATE 1959
DIMENSIONS 39.7cm x 25.7cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1506
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 seated female nude is sketched with simple black lines. She is seated with her upper body leaning to the right, propped up by her hands, which are on the floor on either side of her. Her legs are out in front of her and bent to the left. Her face is featureless and she is surrounded by a haze of black shading.

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