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Lot #105

Artist Frederick Horsman Varley
Title Eskimo Drawing #1, Nascopie Trip
Media graphite on paper
Dated 1938
Size 7 x 8.75 in. / 17.8 x 22.2 cm.
Frame Size 18.5 x 20.25 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower left; bears title, date and Varley Inventory #847 on backing; framed with archival mat; some handling marks on frame noted

Roberts Gallery, Toronto, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Sold $1,521 Estimate $1,500/$2,500

Biographical Information
Frederick Horsman Varley ~ [1881-1969] Canadian CGP, OSA, RCA
see F.H. Varley Paintings 1915-1954, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1954; F.H. Varley, A Centennial Exhibition, by C.Varley, Edmonton Art Gallery, 1981; Varley, by P.Varley, Key Porter Books, 1983; F.H. Varley, Portraits Into Light, by K.Atanassova, Dundurn Press, 2007; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.319; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.486; R.C.A.A., pg.411 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.385; Westbridge,Vol.4, pg.81; The Group of Seven in Western Canada, by C.Mastin, pg.64-71