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Lot #8.1

Artist M. Emily Carr
Title Near Victoria, B.C.
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1900 --10
Size 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 23.5 x 28.6 cm.
Frame Size 17.25 x 19.25 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower left; bears inscription verso; bears title on gallery labels verso; framed with archival mat

Alex Fraser Galleries, Vancouver and Lefebvre Galleries, Edmonton, labels verso; private collection, Calgary

Sold $26,910 Estimate $15,000/$25,000

Biographical Information
M. Emily Carr ~ [1871-1945] Canadian BCSA, CGP
see The Book of Small, by E.Carr, Clarke Irwin, 1951; Pause, a Sketch Book, by E.Carr, Clarke Irwin, 1953; Hundreds and Thousands, the Journals of Emily Carr, ed. I.Dilworth, Clarke Irwin, 1966; Emily Carr, by D.Shadbolt, VAG, 1971; Watercolours and Drawings of Emily Carr, by D. Shadbolt, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1977; Emily Carr, a biography, by M.Tippett, Oxford University Press, 1979; The Art of Emily Carr, by D.Shadbolt, Clarke, Irwin, 1979; Emily Carr, by D.Shadbolt, Douglas & McIntyre,1990; Emily Carr: New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon, by National Gallery of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2006; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.60 and N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.172