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Lot #49

Artist Attributed to Cornelius Krieghoff
Title Habitant, Farm in Winter
Media oil on canvas
Size 9.25 x 12 in. / 23.5 x 30.5 cm.
Frame Size 17 x 19.5 x 3 in.

Place Absentee Bid

unsigned; bears artist's name and title on receipts and letter included with lot; framed

includes letter signed 'Marius Barbeau' and receipt from John Britnell, Son Art Galleries, Toronto from 1965)

purchased from Heffel in 2016; from a Calgary/Kelowna estate

Sold $14,040 Estimate $10,000/$12,000

Biographical Information
Attributed to 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