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"Canadian Modern (1910-1979)"
Flame cut steel dog; flexible steel cable; steel anchor posts; dog collar and chain. A full size silhouette of a seated German Shepherd that sits outside a large ellipse of steel cable.
Red hook on green background
Abstract composition featuring large areas of red on white background; scattered randomly on the red areas are blue, green and purple dots of paint
Blue, green, ochre, oranges and yellows
Six horizontal bands of colour from top to bottom as follows: blue, ochre, yellow, yellow, green and orange
Work consists of two unframed circular paintings. One painting features a solid brown circle with blue edging; the other a solid green circle with blue edging
Nude female torso
Rectangular work which is all blue except for the top right corner. The corner has “L-shaped” white, yellow, brown, red and violet areas of colour.
A portrait of three seated, contemporary, female figures of different ages, each looking directly out at the viewer. On the left is a young girl with long hair held in place with a white headband wearing a white short-sleeved dress. A spindle is visible immediately behind her. In the centre is a middle-aged woman with brown hair pulled back off her face, wearing a red, long-sleeved dress and a pearl necklace. She holds a thread in her right hand. To the right is an older woman with gray hair who is wearing a black dress. She holds a pair of scissors in her hand, getting ready to cut the thread. Les Parques or the Fates were the three divinities of a mythological pagan hell. Clotho held the spindle, Lachesis turned the thread around the spindle and Atropos cut the thread. Together they wove men's lives.
World Painting #17
Abstract composition formed by filling the canvas with "N" shapes which are all uniform in size and are composed of one vertical upstroke, one diagonal and one vertical downstroke. Each stroke is a single colour, chosen from a palette of eight colours with the white canvas showing through behind the strokes.
The painting may be viewed in two halves. To the left, are images of war and conflict. There is black crow on the roof of the house. To the right of the painting, is sunlight, birds singing, dancing and merriment. Taras Bulba is standing in the middle of the painting with a contemplative manner. One of Taras' sons is before his father in a supplicant pose. A musician is playing a balalaika. Another man is petting a dog.
Abstract composition in red, green and white.
Portrait of young girl with auburn hair, white blouse and navy tunic; rolling, treed hills in background
Interior with Paintings
Woman sitting in rocking chair reading book; large, round table at right; straight backed chair behind rocker, at left; paintings on wall
Abstract: Green and Gold
An abstract composition of sphere-shaped objects in hues of green and gold
Bird's eye view of Lake O'Hara, surrounded by mountains.
Poplar Woods (Poplars)
A large, bare, gnarled poplar tree in the foreground with numerous leafless trees in background.
Self-Portrait with Jane
Nude female child standing up, being supported by a nude woman whose head is not visible. Numerous small figures peering out of windows in background at right side of composition.
Fir trees in middleground and background;stumps in foreground
Serenity, Lake of the Woods
Lake of the Woods, Ontario; buildings on a far shore; treed islands in right foreground
Abstract composition; sharply angled geometric design in tones of bright orange, yellow, green and blue in foreground; Background whorls of blue, mauve, plum; Neutral-coloured star forms a focal point for mauve tones leading to it and meeting there.
Femmes de Caughnawaga
Three women, two of whom are walking side by side at front and one walking behind. All are wearing hooded cloaks wrapped securely around them; two figures at front carry baskets and cloth-wrapped bundles
Trees in a snowy landscape