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The Duchess

Kenneth Lochhead

BIRTH YEAR 1926
BIRTH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 2006
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATE 1991
DIMENSIONS 91.4cm x 121.9cm x 1.9cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2021.07.10
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Alyssa Boissineau, 2021
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A painting in rich purples, blues, and browns depicting a bird-like figure wearing an 18th century gown. There is a plume on the figure's head. In the foreground there are shapes that look like flowers, evoking the idea that the figure is in a garden.

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