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Lot #10

Artist Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith
Title Early Morning, Shuswap Lake
Media watercolour on paper
Size 7 x 10 in. / 17.8 x 25.4 cm.
Frame Size 12.5 x 15.75 x 0.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; titled verso; framed; some handling marks on frame noted

Early Morning on the Shuswap Lake cat. no.6 is listed in the 1891 Ontario Society of Artists 19th Exhibition on page 124 in Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith by Roger Boulet, published by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1977)

private collection, Ontario

Hammer $450 Estimate $700/$900

Biographical Information
Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith ~ [1846-1923] Canadian OSA, SCA, RCA
see Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith [1846-1923], by R.Boulet, A.G.G.V., 1976; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.76; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.17 for other examples; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.36; E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.26 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.27, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., pp.28-32 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pp.26-28