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
Loose and thick brushstrokes of paint are used in this semi-abstract landscape of boats on a beach. The sky in the upper half of the image is painted green, there is a sandy brown beach along the left side of the image and 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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