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Lot #55

Artist Henrietta Mabel May
Title Knowlton
Media oil on wood panel
Size 6 x 8.5 in. / 15.2 x 21.6 cm.
Frame Size 10.5 x 12.75 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; titled on gallery label verso; sketch of landscape verso; framed

this painting dates from an early time period when she was working with the Beaver Hall group in Montreal)

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

Sold $4,095 Estimate $3,000/$5,000

Biographical Information
Henrietta Mabel May ~ [1884-1971] Canadian BCSA, CGP, FCA, RCA
see N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.210; B.C. Women Artists 1885-1985, by N.Tuele, A.G.G.V.; Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.4, by C.MacDonald, pg.1156; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg. 19, Westbridge Pub., 2001; Canadian Impressionism, by P.Duval, pg.104, McClelland & Stewart, 1990; M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.261 for exhibition list; artist included in 1928 and 1930 Group of Seven exhibitions, see Visions and Victories: 10 Canadian Women Artist 1914-1945, by N.Luckyj, pg.102, London Regional Art Gallery, 1983