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The Devil (Taro [sic] Series XV)

Maxwell Bates

BIRTH YEAR 1906
BIRTH PLACE Calgary, Alberta
DEATH YEAR 1980
DEATH PLACE Victoria, British Columbia
MEDIUM Oil on canvas board
DATE 1969
DIMENSIONS 40.3cm x 50.8cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1569
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 painting of a figure with a devil's head in white set against a red background. The person is seated on the right side of the image, facing to the left and holding his head with their tongue out, which protrudes from an unnaturally long, arched neck, in his hands. At the top of the painting, outside of the red square backdrop is written "Le Diable XV"

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