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Nom de l'objet : Painting
Type de l'objet : Seascape
Catégorie de l'objet : Art
Communication artifact
Matériaux : Wood
Paper (Canvas) - Ship sail oil paint.
Numéro d'accession : Y2019.24.1
Date de début de production : 1930-01-01
Date de fin de production : 1993-12-31
Description : The Schooner Blue Nose in the sea, white caps around and a clear blue sky. 1 Seagull in the sky signed by "L.Sykes".
Commentaires : Done in 1959
Fonctions : Lester Sykes was born in Greenville (Yarmouth County)  in 1930. He was the son of the Harry and Blanche (Munroe) Sykes. A mechanic by trade he worked throughout his life as an artist until blindness ended his artistic career. He passed away in 1993. Little is known of his artistic career although he painted on a variety of materials including canvas and board as well as unusual items such as ceiling tiles, oars, metal plates, television screens and "whatever he could collect". Is it known that he played the accordion and he liked and owned Cadillacs.
Hauteur : 2.7 cm
Longueur : 80.2 cm
Largeur : 54.8 cm
Établissement : Yarmouth County Museum  Facebook-Yarmouth County Museum  YouTube-Yarmouth County Museum
Ville de l'établissement : Yarmouth
Province de l'établissement : Nova Scotia

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