Crocodile Raft #10

Russell Yuristy

BIRTH YEAR 1936
BIRTH PLACE Goodeve, Saskatchewan
MEDIUM Ink on cardstock
DATE 1971
DIMENSIONS 72.4cm x 57.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2020.13.03
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of the artist, 2020
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A comical black and white drawing illustrates a wooden raft carried by two smiling crocodiles. On top of the raft sits a tiny wooden house with a chimney blowing smokes. A small fish and a bowl with a club, diamond and heart symbol sit on the edge of the platform. A bird resembling a pelican is standing on a cactus tree, on the far right edge of the raft. The playful scene is set on a white background.

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