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Lot #91

Artist Doris Jean McCarthy
Title Late Light, Broughton Island
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1984
Size 21.5 x 29 in. / 54.6 x 73.7 cm.
Frame Size 31 x 38.25 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; bears title and artist's number '840310' on gallery label verso; framed with archival mat

Aggregation Gallery, Toronto, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Sold $6,435 Estimate $3,000/$4,000

Biographical Information
Doris Jean McCarthy ~ [1910-2010] 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; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website