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Boats on the Beach

Jack Shadbolt

BIRTH YEAR 1909
BIRTH PLACE Shoeburyness, England
DEATH YEAR 1998
DEATH PLACE Vancouver, British Columbia
MEDIUM Oil on canvas board
DATE 1961
DIMENSIONS 32.7cm x 40.6cm x 0.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1541
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery. Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
The images depicts a semi-abstract landscape of boats on a beach painted in loose, thick brushstrokes. The sky in the upper half of the image is painted green, and there is a sandy brown beach along the left side of the image. The boats, painted in black, green, and red with some yellow, purple, and blue, sit at the centre of the image. The colours are reflected in the foreground on the ground.

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