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10.2 Albert Henry Robinson, Vue de Baie-Saint-Paul en hiver , vers 1923. Huile
sur toile, 68,8 x 84,1 cm. Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, 1927.454, don de
Mme W.L. Davis à la mémoire de son époux. Photo: MBAM, Christine Guest /
Winter, Baie-Saint-Paul , circa 1923. Oil on canvas, 68.8 x 84.1 cm. The Montreal
Museum of Fine Arts, 1927.454, gift of Mrs W.L. Davis in memory of her hus-
band. Photo: MMFA, Christine Guest.
river seems tamed and toned down by the winding flood walls, which
give the village of Baie-Saint-Paul the air of a fortress girded against the
rigours of winter. The graceful arabesque of the otherwise dismal wall
creates a diagonal entry into the picture space, then stabilizes its com-
position by its horizontal line, bisected at various points by the vertical
thrust of the symmetrical - that is, planted - trees to the left and the
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