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Duncan de Kergommeaux

BIRTH YEAR 1927
BIRTH PLACE Premier, British Columbia
DEATH YEAR --
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATE 2001-2002
DIMENSIONS 106.7cm x 106.7cm x 3.2cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2020.01.09
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of the artist, 2020
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A semi abstract painting depicting a port scene. The entire background is blue, merging the sky with the body of water. Foreground presents a bright yellow vertical line,meeting a second angled line. The two create a sort of delimitation On the second plan are distinctive figures of boats and shed. A focus is made on a contrasting black boat. In the background, a body of land is suggested by a touch of yellow. In the sky, the moon is suggested by a broadly painted circle.

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