The Gallery is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of Japanese art in Canada, historical collections featuring Canadian and international works, and exceptional contemporary art.
Peasants are shown ankle-deep in water, planting rice, while behind them a group of sage looking gentlemen relax in a pavilion.
domed lid; facetted finial; columnar stem with rib mid-way & high domed foot; pattern around body of bowl & top of lid; also Fine Rib motifs
In foreground one man is rowing a barge, another man is polling a raft on a river. On the far shore are several buildings, two gates & lamps.
small candle holder with uneven base & cup.
Round outline, round-cornered edge. Openwork prunus sprays, positive & negative presentation. Two golden irregular inserts with nailhead & fibre surface design.
Kettle for water - tea ceremony. Roughened iron surface with fine gold & silver inlay in floral motif. Over-lid handle.
orange, green, white, grey; round flat base increased to the belly which has 8 planes, then a round sloping shoulder, narrow mouth in a short neck with flanged lip; glaze is rough & has crawled, p
Squared, tall cylinder with wider extended section in middle encompassing 2/3 of the body.
Black ground with a semi-circle of grey with contour lines in white at the top center with a vertical extention to the bottom of the image with horizontal white lines (looks like a collar with a neck
etching over soft ground etching
thick heavy white glass, rectangular in shape, mottled green knob. No decorations
a dawn or dusk scene in a village(Dartmoor); buildings, probably houses, & a church can be seen; on the left, a woman sits on the steps of a memoria;(?) which has a cross
Bulbous bottle with straight neck & flared uneven rim. Light green iridescence.
Portrait of Carracci as a young man
Low table with carved trim, carved brackets on base.
Image is a collage of pages each with a different design or picture. Automatic drawing - Macdonald was interested in Surrealism.
standing male figure with robe & hat of a civic official; some red pigment remains on robe
Round, shallow dish painted with bold stylized pattern in well & on rim, edged with yellow, three distinct peg marks on underside of steeply sloping rim.
Two ladies with priest on terrace
A female figure kneels in the right foreground, to her left is a black decorated trunk containing textiles.
forested landscape in background, a rocky moss?
a pink figure representing a canoe; hollow interior; gilded on top edge and around opening; exterior marked to resemble birchbark
Reddish brown stoneware covered with brown slip inscribed with white slip 'Nishihara' on one side, 'Kamiboshi' (wine shop) on the other.
abstract tree shapes; vertical rays
Grey unglazed censer with Taotie masks,moulded tigers, bears, dragons mounted by winged spirit figures, hares, boars
The engraving has an etched border.
A round strainer with round holes decorated in underglaze blue & Fisherman pattern on interior well base & sides. An elaborate border design on interior rim & a branch handle in white.
Flat grey glaze saucer with purple cast; narrow foot rim
the beginning of the race
Prince Nemi driving to his wedding with his bride Rajamati, when he heard distressful cries & was told that they were the cries of animals to be slaughtered for the wedding feast.