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Lot #158

Artist Marc-Aurele de Foy Suzor-Cote
Title Landscape with Pond
Media pastel on paper
Size 10 x 14 in. / 25.4 x 35.6 cm.
Frame Size 17.25 x 21.25 x 1.5 in.

signed lower right; bears title on plaque; framed

Canadiana House, Calgary, label verso; from a Calgary estate

Sold $1,404 Estimate $2,000/$3,000

Biographical Information
Marc-Aurele de Foy Suzor-Cote ~ [1869-1937] Canadian RCA
Born in Arthabaska, Quebec, Suzor-Cote began by helping painter Maxime Rousseau to make church decorations. He went to Paris in the 1890 and studied at the Ecole de Beaux-Arts and the Julian and Colarossi academies, returning to Canada in 1893. Returning to France in the nineties, returning to open a studio in Montreal in 1908. A.R.C.A in 1911, R.C.A in 1914, a sculptor and painter of both landscapes and figures. He died at Daytona Beach, Florida 1937. See Suzor-Cote, by H. de Jouvancourt, Edit. La Fregate, Montreal, 1967; Suzor-Cote, Back to Arthabaska, by L.Foisy, Musee Laurier, 1987; Suzor-Cote, L'Oeuvre Sculpte, by P.L'Allier, Musee de Quebec, 1991; Suzor-Cote, Light and Matter, by L.Lacroix, N.G.C., 2002; see also Maria Chapdelaine: Illustrations by Gagnon and Suzor-Cote, by I.Thom, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1988; biographies in N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.288 and A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.434; Westbridge,Vol.4, pg.48; see artist biography at National Gallery of Canada