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Lot #140

Artist William Raphael
Title Old Lady Spinning
Media oil on canvas
Size 16 x 12 in. / 40.6 x 30.5 cm.
Frame Size 21.75 x 17.5 x 2.5 in.

unsigned; bears artist's name and title on labels verso; framed

William P. Wolfe, Montreal, Retrospective Exhibition, cat. 13, label verso; inscribed 'lent by Dr. M. J. Raff, Montreal' on label verso)

Canadian Fine Arts, Toronto, labels verso

Estimate $4,000/$6,000

Biographical Information
William Raphael ~ [1833-1914] Canadian OSA, RCA
biography and another example in N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.253; biography in E.P.E.C., by R.Harper. pg.259; exhibition list in M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.317 and R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.338; included on the Getty Union List of Artist Names Online, by the Getty Research Trust website