Egyptian Queen

Maxwell Bates

BIRTH YEAR 1906
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1980
DEATH PLACE Victoria, British Columbia
MEDIUM Watercolour on rag paper
DATE 1964
DIMENSIONS 23cm x 30.8cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1562
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
An abstract portrait of a person, made up of small triangles arranged in rows and coloured in alternating shades of blue, yellow, black, brown red and some green. Some smaller triangles and semi-circles are inset within larger ones. The person's face appears in the centre of the upper half of the image: it has round eyes, ears and a set of jagged white teeth.

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