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The Despair of D.K.

Gerald Trottier

BIRTH YEAR 1925
BIRTH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 2004
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Acrylic on canvas
DATE 1982
DIMENSIONS 128.3cm x 158.1cm x 4.4cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.07.07
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Irma Trottier, 2013
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A painting depicts a studio with a nude figure model seated on a stool in the foreground, bent forward, with elbows resting on thighs and head in hands. In the center, a clothed figure is seated on a chair with their back turned away from the model, looking at a painting of the same model's pose in a front view. On the right is a painting with a group of naked human figures. The background is a window's view on a winter landscape.

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