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Lot #472

Artist Edmund Montague Morris
Title Ceremonial Dance, Native Boy
Media gouache on paper
Dated ca. 1910
Size 14.25 x 10.25 in. / 36.2 x 26 cm.
Frame Size 24 x 19.75 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower left; bears title and date on gallery label verso; framed with special glass

Masters Gallery, Vancouver, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Hammer $950 Estimate $600/$800

Biographical Information
Edmund Montague Morris ~ [1871-1913] Canadian CAC, OSA, RCA
see Edmund Morris, Frontier Artist, by J.McGill, Dundurn Press, 1984; The Diaries of Edmond Montague Morris - Western Journeys 1907-1910, M.Fitz-Gibbon, R.O.M., 1985; other examples in N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.229 and A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.325; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.43, Westbridge Pub., 2001; Canadian Art Club 1907-1915, by R.Lamb, E.A.G., 1988 - founding member; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.293 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.272