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Boat in Sand, 1961

Christopher Pratt
Canadian, 1935
colour serigraph on wove paper
47.9 x 73 cm; screen: 35.5 x 66.3 cm
Purchased 1961
National Gallery of Canada (no. 9526)

"I have always loved boats. When I was a boy they were far more common and far more important than cars. They said Newfoundland to me. I didn't intend this print as a symbol, but I did it at a time when it seemed to me that traditional and viable social structures were being systematically discredited in Newfoundland."

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