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Lot #62

Artist Doris Jean McCarthy
Title Holman Island, Western Arctic
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1977
Size 24 x 30 in. / 61 x 76.2 cm.
Frame Size 25.75 x 31.75 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; inscribed '770808' verso; bears title on artist's label and gallery labels verso; framed; small cracks in centre noted

Provenance
Wynick Tuck Gallery and Aggregation Gallery, Toronto, labels verso; private collection, Montreal

Hammer $13,000 Estimate $15,000/$20,000

Biographical Information
Doris Jean McCarthy ~ Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see Doris McCarthy Feast of Incarnation Paintings 1929-1989, by W.Moore, the Gallery/Stratford, 1991; Celebrating Life, the Art of Doris McCarthy, by W.Moore, McMichael Collection, 1999; biography and other examples in A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.264; MacDonald,Vol.4, pg. 952; Westbridge,Vol.3, pg.21; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., pg.249 and M.M.F.A., pg.234 by E.McMann; A Fool in Paradise, 1990 and The Good Wine, by D.McCarthy, MacFarlane Walter and Ross, 1991 for autobiography; McCarthy was the first woman President of the Ontario Society of Artists and has received many awards and honours; see the website at www.dorismccarthy.com

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