Untitled (Split Rail Fence)

Wilfrid Flood

BIRTH YEAR 1904
BIRTH PLACE Dalston, England
DEATH YEAR 1946
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATE n.d.
DIMENSIONS 33cm x 26.7cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2016.02.13
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of George Heaslip, 2016
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
The painting depicts a bright, daytime rural scene. Trees and rocks are depicted on the foreground and suggests a small undergrowth within the field. They are painted with thick and heavy brushstrokes. Green and yellow leaves hang from one tree and hide part of the background . In second plan is a split fence, coming from the left, and slowly disappearing behind the trees. The background depicts a continuity of fields and land. In the horizon, a blurry fuse of water, land and sky is present.

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