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Lot #39

Artist Alexander Young Jackson
Title Hills, Lake Superior [Sketch for Algoma Rocks, Autumn]
Media oil on wood board
Dated ca. 1923
Size 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 21 x 26.7 cm.
Frame Size 16.5 x 18.5 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed; minor surface dirt noted

sketch for Algoma Rocks, Autumn circa 1923 canvas [32x40 inches] now in the Art Gallery of Ontario; see The Group of Seven, pg.187 by Dennis Reid, National Gallery of Canada, 1970 and also reproduced in colour on pg. 33 in A Painter's Country, the autobiography of A.Y. Jackson, Clarke Irwin, 1958)

Dominion Gallery, Montreal, label verso; private collection, Alberta

Sold $40,950 Estimate $30,000/$40,000

Biographical Information
Alexander Young Jackson ~ [1882-1974] Canadian CGP, OSA, RCA
see A.Y. Jackson Paintings 1902-1953, by A.Lismer, A.G.O, 1953; A Painter's Country - the Autobiography of A.Y. Jackson, Clarke, Irwin & Company, 1958; A.Y.'S Canada, Drawings by A.Y. Jackson ed. Naomi Jackson Groves, Clarke, Irwin and Company, 1968; Alberta Rhythm, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1982; AY Jackson The Arctic 1927, N.Groves, Penumbra Press, 1982; Works by A.Y. Jackson from the 1930's, by N.Groves, Carleton U., 1990; N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.177; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.205; R.C.A.A., pg.204 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.189; Mastin, pg.98-99