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Artist / Maker : Pasutti, Brad
Title : The Entombment
Date (Execution) : 1999
Geographical Origin : Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Canadian
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Pastel (oil/chalk)
Support / Technique : board; paper
Object Type : pastels (Visual works)
Visual Description : Abstract colour pastel drawing of various overlapping and connecting images. Four ambiguous figures can be seen in the middle, draped in coloured robes, mourning over a headless, nude male figure lying on an ambiguous surface. A brass headboard and a wooden night table can be seen on the left. A partial section of a bed baseboard can be seen on the right. The rest of the composition represents a collage of different colours and ambiguous shapes that overlap and blend with one another. Colours include assorted reds, blues, yelows, purples, browns, greens, and oranges. Black, white, and grey are used as well. The linework is minimal. The overall appearance is smudged and granular.
Accession # : U001.11.13
Width (cm) : 104.00
Height (cm) : 73.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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