Prayer

Gerald Trottier

BIRTH YEAR 1925
BIRTH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 2004
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Lithography (stone) print on paper
DATE 1953
DIMENSIONS 31.1cm x 48.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2015.01.23
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Irma Trottier, 2015
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A grayscale abstract image of a face and upper body with hands in prayer. The face is in profile and angled up to the sky. A single, continuous dark line is used to illustrate all of the facial features. The hands on the right of the image are similarly drawn. The body is comprised of geometric shapes within a roughly rectangular form and shaded with varying tones of grey.

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