Plants Near Window

Ghitta Caiserman

BIRTH YEAR 1923
BIRTH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 2005
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Ink and coloured ink wash on paper
DATE 1958
DIMENSIONS 27.9cm x 21.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1620
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 loose sketch of a variety of potted house plants set on a wide windowsill against a backdrop of 2 large corner windows. Aside from the plants, there are a few other items on the windowsill: an open book, a framed photograph, a pitcher and a small liquid container resembling a perfume bottle. The entire image is sepia toned except for the greenery of the plants which are loosely coloured over with two different shades of green.

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