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Niederdorf Strasse

Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection
Object Type: Painting: Streetscape
Artist/Maker: Chalmers, Sigrid
Date: 1962
Media/Materials: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 69.5 cm x 90 cm - 87 cm x 107.5 cm
Classification: Figure composition


Artist's statement:

This work was painted from sketches done from my window in Zurich, Switzerland during a very hot summer in 1958. I overlooked the Storchengasse, a different world with exotic smells and far away from Aberdeen. I was twenty years old. I have lived in Geneva, Switzerland since 1961.

Figure compostion with female figures on a balcony. Two women leaning out of two windows in the background and a child flying a kite.
Pastel colour range.

Object Number: ABDRG090