Still Life With Iris

Goodridge Roberts

BIRTH YEAR 1904
BIRTH PLACE Bathesheba, Barbados
DEATH YEAR 1974
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Oil on masonite
DATE 1962
DIMENSIONS 152.4cm x 121.9cm x 0.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2020.07.01
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Glynnis French, stepdaughter of the artist, 2020
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A still life oil painting portraying a table with fruits and flowers. The background presents grey hues applied with vivid and apparent brushstrokes. Behind a green pitcher and a bowl fruit, a brown vase holds iris. Elements are placed on a contrasting red cloth. At foreground, a wooden basket holds pears.

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