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A Richly Coloured Angel Presenting a "Crown of Life" (detail)

Robert McCausland Studio, Toronto

1920

The feminine Angel proffers what may be a laurel crown, while her feet rest in clouds. Her rich pinks and golds were surely intended to glamourize the scene, and glorify the sacrifice of Canadian soldiers.

 

A Richly Coloured Angel Presenting a "Crown of Life" (detail)