Current Location:
Wexford (GVA) -> 1st Floor (GVA Wexford)
Location Notes:
GVA; Wexford; South Entry; Left side of main desk

“Blue Sky” by Emily Carr

Artwork
Identifier:
2013.22.6
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster original 1936 oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 37 in Width: 26 in
Description:
This poster depicts a forest at night with a clear blue sky. There are two main trees in this painting:an evergreen tree on the left and a pine tree to the right.
Historical Context:
This poster is a reproduction of an artwork showcased at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. Emily Carr pioneered the impressionist painting style in Canada. She was strongly influenced by indigenous people living in northwest Canada. This interest contributed to her passion for painting forest and nature scenes.