The Play, 'Mowitza II Muskoka'
2002/03, 24" x 48", Oil on Canvas
A pictorial history of the Burgess family at their cottage on Lake Joseph, Ontario, from the late 1800's to the present day.
The boat is a step hull Ditchburn Viking built in Muskoka, Ontario in 1929 for Mr. Fred Burgess and Mowitza is the name of a fawn from an old native story.
The inspiration for the painting came from many old photographs and a childhood vision.