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Lot #99

Artist Cornelius Krieghoff
Title Caughnawaga Mother and Child
Media oil on canvas
Dated ca. 1849
Size 12.75 x 9.5 in. / 32.4 x 24.1 cm.
Frame Size 22.25 x 19 x 2.5 in.

signed lower left; bears title and dated on plaque attached; framed; canvas relined

see another example of this subject illustrated in Krieghoff: Images of Canada on page 26, titled Caughnawaga Woman and Naby circa 1849 from the Thomson Collection)

Johnson Art Galleries, Montreal, Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, Montreal and Masters Gallery, Calgary, labels verso; ex-collection, Ken Thomson; from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam

Sold $9,945 Estimate $10,000/$15,000

Biographical Information
Cornelius Krieghoff ~ [1815-1872] Canadian
see Cornelius Krieghoff, Pioneer Painter Of North America, by Marius Barbeau, MacMillan Comp, 1934; Krieghoff, J. Russell Harper, UofT, 1979; Krieghoff, Images of Canada, by D.Reid, AG.O., 1999; Krieghoff, by J.R.Harper, Prospero Books, 1999; N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.P.Landry, pg.384; A.G.O., by the A.G.O. pg.232; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., pg. 228 and M.M.F.A., pg.208 by E.McMann; biography in E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.184 and C.MacDonald, Vol.3,pg.679; Robson, pg.19; Colgate, pg.8; Benezit, Tome 6, pg.316; Cloverdale Collection of Canadiana, Public Archives, pg.70