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Schaefer, Carl Fellman
North West Curtain Wall and Dry Ditch, Fort Henry, Kingston North West Curtain Wall and Dry Ditch, Fort Henry, Kingston
1951 1951

Carl Schaefer taught at the Queen’s Summer School of Fine Arts each summer from 1946 to 1950. While in Kingston, he produced a bleak series of works on the theme of incarceration, focusing on the federal penitentiary and on Fort Henry, which had been used as an internment centre during World War II. Schaefer had served overseas as a war artist and these post-war images reflect his pessimistic view of the human condition.

 
Schaefer, Carl Fellman
Hanover ON 1903-Toronto ON 1995 Hanover ON 1903-Toronto ON 1995
North West Curtain Wall and Dry Ditch, Fort Henry, Kingston North West Curtain Wall and Dry Ditch, Fort Henry, Kingston
1951 1951
Watercolour on paper Watercolour on paper
height / width: 32.70 x 45.60 cm; 12.87 x 17.95 in.
Purchase, Stauffer Foundation, 1984 Purchase, Stauffer Foundation, 1984
27-026

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