Arctic #1

Duncan de Kergommeaux

BIRTH YEAR 1927
BIRTH PLACE Premier, British Columbia
DEATH YEAR --
MEDIUM Oil on linen
DATE 1992
DIMENSIONS 127cm x 101.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2020.01.05
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of the artist, 2020
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A semi abstract composition depicting an Arctic landscape. The main focus is a glacier occupying the middle ground. A turquoise area is present at its feet. In the background, a deep yellow halo contrasts with the predominant blue tones of the composition. The water, glacier and sky are portrayed with heavy, dark blue tones. A white, curved abstract line is present on the water, as a reflect of the glacier.

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