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Maxwell Bates

BIRTH YEAR 1906
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1980
DEATH PLACE Victoria, British Columbia
MEDIUM Ink on paper
DATE 1964
DIMENSIONS 18.3cm x 25.7cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1560
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 sketch depicts a figure seated at a vanity table applying their make-up. The figure is seated on an ornate metal chair facing the left, with their vanity table partially in the frame on the left. The figure has maroon blushed cheeks, eyelids, and part of their hair. They are holding a small round mirror in one hand and a thin brush in the other. Their face is in profile with their nose in the air. There is a heart on their dress over their breast.

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