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The Gesture

Gerald Trottier

BIRTH YEAR 1925
BIRTH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 2004
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Watercolour on paper
DATE 1983
DIMENSIONS 48.9cm x 68.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2017.01.06
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Irma Trottier, 2017
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A watercolour sketch depicting a nude figure, executed with detailed shading and illustrated movement. The figure is standing with their body turned slightly to the right, with one let bend in front, their head thrown back over their left shoulder and their arms bent at the elbows and raised upward. The movement is drawn in the bending of the arm on the left.

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