DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY, O.S.A., R.C.A.
ANTARCTICA FROM THE HEIGHTS, 1991
oil on canvas
24 ins x 30 ins; 61 cms x 76.2 cms
Doris McCarthy was an inveterate traveller and contentedly spent time sketching in remote locations. Nonetheless, this painting is less a travelogue than it is a record of Doris’ feel for the land. It is, as William Moore contends, “about the perceptual experience of the place.”
William Moore, Doris McCarthy: Feast of Incarnation, Gallery Stratford, 1991, page 10.
Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto
Private Collection, Ontario