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Summit of the Rockies and Mt. Field

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Artist
James Alfred Aitken (1846 – 1897, Scottish)
Date
c. 1886
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
AiJ.05.01
Description
The scene is comprised mainly of a mountain and a lake. The lake takes up approx. 1/2 of the work, and is cropped in the brc by the frame. The blc is the shoreline of the lake. On the right and left side of the piece, just above the lake, the beginning of two treed mountain sides head out of the…
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Artist
James Alfred Aitken (1846 – 1897, Scottish)
Title
Summit of the Rockies and Mt. Field
Date
c. 1886
Medium
watercolour on paper
Description
The scene is comprised mainly of a mountain and a lake. The lake takes up approx. 1/2 of the work, and is cropped in the brc by the frame. The blc is the shoreline of the lake. On the right and left side of the piece, just above the lake, the beginning of two treed mountain sides head out of the picture frame. These two slopes frame a clear mountain in the background which is centered in the middle of the piece. They sky is quite cloudy.
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
Mt. Field
Credit
Gift of Donald Grace, Saanichton, 1997
Catalogue Number
AiJ.05.01
Images
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