Coast Indian Memory

Jack Shadbolt

BIRTH YEAR 1909
BIRTH PLACE Shoeburyness, England
DEATH YEAR 1998
DEATH PLACE Vancouver, British Columbia
MEDIUM Acrylic on canvas
DATE 1978
DIMENSIONS 219.7cm x 135.1cm x 3.5cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1542a-b
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 diptych painting incorporating West Coast Native American themes into a smoky grey surrounding. The left panel has a grouping of eye-shaped and curvilinear black forms set in a light grey milieu that extends from the lower right corner of the painting up to the middle of it. The remainder of the image is painted in darker shades of grey with various small forms painted in red, green, yellow, black brown and purple. The right panel has a large mass of curvilinear forms, grouped against a grey background, that extends from the bottom left corner of the image diagonally across to the upper right corner. The forms are painted in black, white, brown, red, green, yellow and blue.

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