My! But it's a poor Effort, Chorley Wood, England

Carl Schaefer

BIRTH YEAR 1903
BIRTH PLACE Hanover, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 1995
DEATH PLACE Toronto, Ontario
MEDIUM Watercolour on paper
DATE 1944
DIMENSIONS 31.1cm x 28.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2016.12.01
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: the Laura Brandon Collection of Canadian Women’s Art, Ottawa Art Gallery, gift of Laura Brandon, 2016
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A dark watercolour presenting a forest with a central focus on a dead tree trunk. Elements are depicted with quick and expressive brushstrokes and detailed with smaller black lines. Dark green and dark blue tones enhance the feeling of an incoming storm.

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