Artworks and Artists
Window on Orange Street

Window on Orange Street,
c. 1932
Humphrey, Jack
oil on canvas
75.3 x 60.5 cm

Theme:

After completing his studies, Humphrey returned to his hometown of Saint John in 1929, at the time of the Great Depression. Unemployment was prevalent. Humphrey focused on the people and city that surrounded him. In this painting, he highlights the city's poverty-stricken neighbourhoods.