Charles F. Comfort

Tadoussac

1935
In this orderly rural landscape, Scottish-born Comfort simplifies the buildings to geometric shapes, juxtaposing them against the curved lines of the bay. The painting also shows the influence of American Precisionist artist Charles Sheeler. Comfort was the first painter to be named as director of the National Gallery of Canada, a position he held from 1959 to 1965.
Title
Tadoussac
Date
1935
Medium
Painting
Materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
76.1 x 91.4 cm
Nationality
Canadian
Credit line
Vincent Massey Bequest, 1968
Accession number
15471

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