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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."