The Rainbow

George Pepper

BIRTH YEAR 1903
BIRTH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 1962
DEATH PLACE Toronto, Ontario
MEDIUM Oil on masonite
DATE 1935
DIMENSIONS 31cm x 25.7cm x 0.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1520
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, wide brushstrokes depict a vast landscape of rolling green hills with a brown building in the foreground on the right. Blue mountains can be seen in the background on the right and there is a large blue sky filled with clouds in the upper half of the painting. A wide rainbow is descending from the dark clouds in the sky on the left side of the painting, spilling over the hills.

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