Banks of the Rideau (Ottawa)

Wilfrid Flood

BIRTH YEAR 1904
BIRTH PLACE Dalston, England
DEATH YEAR 1946
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Watercolour on paper
DATE c.1940-1946
DIMENSIONS 38.1cm x 34.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2016.02.09
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of George Heaslip, 2016
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A watercolour painting depicting houses along the edge of the Rideau Canal. Three houses are clearly depicted, one is of a dark brown, one is yellow beige and another bluish grey. The houses are placed closely to each other along the bank and a big tree is present in front of them, right at the edge of the bank. The tree projects a bluish shadow onto the grey walls of the canal and into the water.

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