Half Figure Portrait of a Girl

Grant MacDonald

BIRTH YEAR 1909
BIRTH PLACE Montréal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 1987
DEATH PLACE Kingston, Ontario
MEDIUM Oil on board
DATE 1957
DIMENSIONS 37.5cm x 45.1cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2016.12.24
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Grant MacDonald, 2016
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A fictional/comical portrait of a woman from head to waist. The character is facing the viewer, with blue skin and dark hair. Her eyes are of a pale blue, with no pupil. She is wearing a large white robe, covering her shoulder and her arms. The background presents a light pink/beige color. Muted colors dominate the composition.

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