Join us for an afternoon of energetic art-making for the whole family! Bring your little (and not so little) ones to Family Sunday inspired by the current exhibition Visualizing a Culture for Strangers: Chinese
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.
Seated figure of a woman musician who is playing a stringed instrument resembling a lute; her hair is done up in two side rolls; black pigment remains on her dress; red pigment remains on the bodice o
charcoal sketch of baby (boy?) on settee, written on the back in pencil "2187(0)" "Mr. Wilf Sargent" "Brandon".
triptych; middle panel depicts a wrestling area, open except for a roof supported by four pillars; in this area are four standing Sumo wrestlers & three seated figures; the two flanking panels con
Helmeted figure of a bearded Mars, holding a shield with his left arm & a spear in his right (missing), dressed in a mauve & gilt cuirass, pink skirt with green extensions.
white, red, black; wide mouthed bowl with rounded base; geometric decoration
abstract of buildings & machinery ?
blue and white; floral pattern in central well and flowers on four sides of the rim.
Coloured in stencil under the direction Louis Grosclaude. Sketch of head in black ink with coloured splashes.
drawing of figures on waters edge with buildings in background
Etchings on steel; two engravers proofs on one sheet
The print shows two ways of catching birds.
rural landscape with a man fishing in a stream . This is a very picturesque view in Wales or on the borders.
A page from a book. A Man with a pipe & black velvet/velveteen collar, called a birodo, shows western influence.
black iron oxide used for characters; characters on raised area
White jogahana lacquer with a scene from the - tale of Genji - painted on in red, brown & green. A very rare example of white lacquer.
Outside Castle of Kamakura at early dawn. Sagisaka Bannai, chief retainer to Moronao, reading the list of presents which Honzo has brought to appease the hostility of Moronao against Wakasa.
three geisha watch a mounted bowman
head, elongated ears, nose & ear ornaments, head dress with incised pattern
Brown & black lattice designs stenciled onto a cream coloured cloth. Designs of fruit & blossoms done in needlework.
Bulbous body with a spout on the front, flanked by two loop handles painted with formal floral motifs. Domed lid with a mushroom knob.
impression from woodcut reproduced by lithography; Joseph Chamberlain 1836 - 1914, born London, Statesman.
Blue on white;oval;central crest; double band blue border pattern; Crest-Bailey of Co. Wicklow, Ireland; Motto: Quid Clarius Astris
design for a never completed plate
cobalt blue on white
Three women standing on a platform drawing water from a well. Three men stand at the left side & one of the woman pours water into their bowls.
Painted in pale blue on a bluish white ground with a Chinese figure holding a bird (hawk ?), on his left hand in an Oriental garden in the well. Formal border on the rim.
dark brown; hollow female figure; cylindrical body; suggestion of feet & arms; elongated face. Coil built, hollow form, iron oxide rubbed into surface
Title is a Japanese character
Dark brown semi-circular comb with deep relief carved along the edge; the raised portion of the relief is painted with the red pigment, cinnabar
This tea ceremony water jar, with iron ring, is painted with a simple whimsical reed design in iron-brown under a cloudy olive green crackled glaze.