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Lot #32

Artist Lawren Stewart Harris
Title Old Bill, Coldwell, Lake Superior
Media oil on beaver board
Dated 1922 -25
Size 10.5 x 13.5 in. / 26.7 x 34.3 cm.
Frame Size 16.5 x 19.5 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; signed and titled verso; bears the Doris Mills inventory number '4/115' in graphite verso; framed

a sketch for Lake Superior Hill - Lake Superior Painting XV, 1923, oil on canvas [48 x 60 inches] from a private collection, see write up courtesy of Alan Klinkhoff Gallery web site with notes from Charles Hill, 2017; see the canvas reproduced on pg.245 of Lawren Harris: Where the Universe Sings, by Paul Duval, Cerebrus Publishing, 2011; the canvas was also exhibited in the Lawren Harris - Canadian Visionary at the Vancouver Art Gallery in May, 2014; see the interview and illustrations with John Mackie and the curator, Ian Thom in the National Post)

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

Sold $87,750 Estimate $90,000/$120,000

Biographical Information
Lawren Stewart Harris ~ [1885-1970] Canadian CGP, FCA, OSA
see Lawren Harris, Paintings 1910-1948, by S.Key, A.G.T., 1948; Lawren Harris Retrospective Exhibition, by I.McNairn, N.G.C., 1963; Lawren Harris, by B.Harris, MacMillan Co. 1969; Lawren S. Harris: Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes, by J.Adamason, A.G.O. 1978; Beginning of Vision - The Drawings of Lawren S. Harris, by J.Murray, Douglas and McIntyre, 1982; Atma Buddhi Manas, The Later Work of Lawren S. Harris, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1985; Lawren Harris: North by West, by C.Jackson, Glenbow, 1991; Light for a Cold Land, by P.Larisey, Dundurn Press, 1993; Lawren Harris: Where the Universe Sings, by Paul Duval, Cerebrus Publishing, 2011; N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.89; A.G.O., by the A.G.O, pg.154