The Pilgrimage of Old Age

Gerald Trottier

BIRTH YEAR 1925
BIRTH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 2004
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Acrylic on canvas
DATE 1982
DIMENSIONS 120.6cm x 165.7cm x 165.7cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2013.07.20
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Irma Trottier, 2013
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
An acrylic painting of an aerial view of a pilgrimage scene on a hill. Religious figures in black and white robes, and nude human figures march up from the right bottom corner toward the center, between two rows of clothes banners with religious motives. In the center, plinths with human figures sculptures arrange in a circle. Beyond the hill, in the background, is valley with a river.

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