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Clarence Gagnon

The Beach at Dinard

Artist

Clarence Gagnon
Montreal 1881 – Montreal 1942

Title

The Beach at Dinard

Date

1909

Materials

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

43.2 x 61 cm

Credits

Gift of the Honourable and Mrs. Joseph-Édouard Perreault, inv. 1975.12

Collection

Quebec and Canadian Art

Aware of and open to modern trends, in 1907 Clarence Gagnon began painting in the lighter, more luminous palette seen in The Beach at Dinard. The successive planes of tents and groups of figures as well as the play of shadow and light on the sand, convey an effect of depth.

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